• November 28, 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.

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: A Cosmic Snowman on the Edge of

On New Year’s Day the New Horizons spacecraft flew past the most distant object yet explored in our solar system, Ultima Thule. Though the flyby was quick, it will take up to 20 months for NASA to download all the data collected. However, data that has already come in has given us interesting insight and […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: The Best in Space for 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to take a look back at some of the best space stories of the year and tell you about some really cool upcoming events for 2019. Earlier this year, we watched as SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launched in February sending Elon Musk’s Tesla (piloted by Starman) out into […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: To Every Thing…

The winter solstice: a time of reflection, renewal, and rejoicing. It is the shortest day and longest night of the year, long celebrated by decorating trees and embracing family. A practice that remains among many religions during this time of year, though not all celebrate in the same way as one another. But what does […]Read More

Amy’s Everyday Astronomy: NASA Announces New Moon to Mars Commercial

NASA Chief, Jim Bridenstine, announced today that nine US companies are eligible to bid on delivery services to the surface of the moon through Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) contracts. The companies will be able to put up bids on delivering science and technology payloads, including integration and operations that will launch from Earth and […]Read More

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