• January 25, 2022

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Blue Origin safely completes third human spaceflight

Blue Origin – The NS-19 mission marks the sixth flight of the year for the program Blue Origin today successfully completed the third human spaceflight – the first with six astronauts on board. The astronaut manifest included, Laura Shepard Churchley, Michael Strahan, Evan Dick, Dylan Taylor, Cameron Bess, and Lane Bess. “We had a great […]Read More

NMSU-developed chile grown on International Space Station

Did you know a chile cultivar developed at NMSU is being grown aboard the International Space Station? The NuMex ‘Española Improved’ pepper is part of NASA’s Plant Habitat-04 experiment, and NMSU graduates are among the researchers and scientists who helped chile find its way to space. NuMex ‘Española Improved’ is a hybridization between ‘Hatch Sandia’ […]Read More

NMSU professor appointed to national committee to guide future space

Elba Serrano, Regents Professor of biology at NMSU, has been appointed to serve on the Steering Committee for the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space 2023-2032 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM). The committee is tasked to review the state of knowledge in the current and emerging […]Read More

Blue Origin and Sierra Space Developing Commercial Space Station

Blue Origin and Sierra Space today announced plans for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned, and operated space station to be built in low Earth orbit. The station will open the next chapter of human space exploration and development by facilitating the growth of a vibrant ecosystem and business model for the future. Orbital Reef is […]Read More

Blue Origin successfully completes second human flight to space and

Blue Origin successfully completed its second human spaceflight on board New Shepard on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. “At Blue Origin, we are motivated by the dreamers that inspire us and the builders who turn those dreams into reality. Today’s crew represented both dreamers and builders. We had the honor of flying our very own Audrey Powers, Vice President of […]Read More

El Paso’s 3rd Annual Space Festival returns September 18th

This week, officials with Insights announced the return of the annual El Paso Space Festival. “Families attending festival events will be able to launch rockets, make space art, learn about current NASA Research, stargaze, make moon craters, and much more,” museum officials shared. This week-long Space Festival will take place in multiple locations throughout El […]Read More

UTEP, UT Austin, UT System join U.S. Space Force Partnership

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and The University of Texas at Austin signed agreements today with the U. S. Space Force to provide advanced research and workforce development for the newest branch of the U.S. Armed Services. The University of Texas System signed an umbrella Memorandum of Understanding with the Space Force […]Read More