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First Contact: An Alien Encounter from the BBC

How might humanity react to an encounter with an alien object?

By Christina Zeiders

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NASA Artemis rocket rescheduled to launch Saturday

According to NASA, the Artemis mission is to land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon, using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before. 

By Aniya Faulcon

NOVA: Touching the Asteroid

NASA spacecraft OSIRIS-REx reached out and grabbed a piece of an asteroid named Bennu to bring it back to Earth. NOVA’s “Touching the Asteroid” follows the high-stakes mission. Watch Wednesday, June 1 at 9pm on WITF TV, the PBS Video app, or

By Christina Zeiders

Pittsburgh’s first mission control center to land at Carnegie Mellon University ahead of 2022 lunar rover launch

Carnegie Mellon University will send its first rover, Iris, to the moon this year.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA