Many of the “Moon Trees” didn’t fare so well back on Earth.
Source: Whatever Happened to All the Moon Trees? – Atlas Obscura
A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
Source: Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider
Alexei Leonov, the first person to perform a spacewalk, died this week. He was 85.
Source: Alexei Leonov, the first man to ever walk in space, has died – CNN
The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?
Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED
After three years of retrofitting lights, the national park will soon be certified by the International Dark Sky Association
Source: Grand Canyon Will Soon Be a Dark Sky Park | Smart News | Smithsonian
Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.
He was a nuclear physicist until reports of Earth visits by space aliens seized his imagination. He never met one, but he believed, gaining renown.