space-exploration

space exploration

Who is Yuri and why are we celebrating Yuri’s Night at Mixers & Elixirs?
April 10, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Yuri’s Night is upon us, and we’re hosting Mixers & Elixirs: Yuri’s Night on Friday night to celebrate the past, present and future of space exploration. But wait a second. Who’s Yuri and what’s he got to do with space exploration? Yuri Gagarin was the first person to be launched into space and orbit the […]

Rice hosts Space Frontiers Lecture Series! [Free]
January 20, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Find out what’s happening on the Final Frontier in a new series of free lectures offered by Rice University! The first – The Adventure and Wonder of Space Exploration with former astronaut Loren Acton – is tonight at 7 pm in McMurtry Auditorium at Rice’s Duncan Hall. Busy tonight? Never fear! Subsequent lectures will be […]

Happy Birthday George Observatory!
October 14, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

20 years ago, it was still the 80s. The Hubble Telescope had not been launched, nor returned the extraordinary images from the deepest regions of space that inspire such wonder today. Construction on the International Space Station hadn’t yet begun, and Pluto was still a planet. And, 20 years ago today, the George Observatory was born. […]

Looking Back…
June 27, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that happened around June 27th… Its just not quite as convenient as an ipod. On June 29th, 1888, the first recording of a classical song was made. The first song recorded was Handel’s “Israel in Egypt,” and it was recorded on a new piece of technology called […]


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