Since Galileo first gazed up at the night sky in 1610, astronomers have been observing and recording what they saw. Galileo’s drawings of our Moon, the planets, and stars were some of the first...Read More
New Zealanders were recently reminded why our country is known as ‘the land of fire and ice’ after the Whakaari/White Island eruption which tragically took the lives of many who were visiting...Read More
2019 was an exhilarating year for space-related events (have a read of our top 10 events from the past 12 months here), and things are only looking up as we launch into 2020 for another excellent...Read More
Selecting only ten events from the past year is always a hard task - space science and exploration is just so exciting and fast-paced that there is always something going on, or something about to...Read More
Halloween’s approach and passing marks the time of year when a ghostly figure is best visible in our evening sky.
Early morning viewers may have been enjoying many hours of possible sightings...Read More
We choose to go back to the Moon
Along with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, NASA has announced plans to go back to the Moon – and this time it's to stay. The name of this...Read More