• October 16, 2021

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A native El Pasoan, Amy Cooley attended Parkland High School before beginning her studies in physics at EPCC. With her love of dark skies increasing, she transferred to New Mexico Tech University where she earned her degree in Astronomy. Moving back to El Paso in 2008, she now wants to share her love of the cosmos with the city she calls home.

Video+Story: Amy’s Everyday Astronomy – Soyuz Crew Safe After Launch

Early Thursday morning, the Russian Soyuz rocket failed during its launch while carrying a US-Russian crew to the International Space Station. Luckily, the crew is safe despite the capsule falling back to Earth in a ballistic re-entry, according to NASA officials. While NASA hasn’t provided many details about the failure, they did confirm that there […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: EPCC’s Full Moon Viewing Event

The northeast side of El Paso is host to some of the darkest skies in the city, and on Friday night, EPCC’s Transmountain campus held a full moon viewing event. Free of charge and open to the public, mini lectures were given on lunar facts, five telescopes made available for use, and refreshments were also […]Read More

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