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November 9, 2015
Lane Thorson, right, and Braden Berntsen, left, use cotton balls to represent asteroids making craters on the moon's surface at the "To the Stars!" exhibit at the East Grand Forks Campbell Library Monday. Kelan Berntsen stands behind Thorson. Photo by Becky Jacobs/Grand Forks Herald
Children learn about moon with cotton balls, Oreos at East Grand Forks library
November 9, 2015 - 8:01pm
April 17, 2015
U.S. eyes new ways to prepare and win future war in space
April 17, 2015 - 5:30pm
November 22, 2014
Travis Nelson, Poonam Josan, and Tim Buli fill and hold high-altitude balloons before launching them for  UND's Department of Space Studies, the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, and area schools on Saturday, Nov 22, 2014, in Grand Forks, N.D. (Logan Werlinger/Grand Forks Herald)
N.D. middle, high school students launch data-gathering equipment into the sky with help from UND
November 22, 2014 - 9:49pm
September 10, 2014
North Dakota-designed space suits sit in their spacesuit lab on the UND Campus. Various forms of the suit have been built and tested with the blue suit, center, and orange suit being the model used in the upcoming mock lunar mission. Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald
Volunteer astronauts to test UND-designed spacesuits during 30-day simulated moon mission
September 10, 2014 - 8:00am
April 22, 2014
Study shows risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought
April 22, 2014 - 4:20pm
April 20, 2014
Backdropped by the blackness of space, the International Space Station is seen in this image taken by a crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis during rendezvous and docking activities in this photo released by NASA and taken November 18, 2009. REUTERS/NASA Handout
'Easter Dragon' makes delivery to International Space Station
April 20, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 15, 2014
The moon is shown in eclipse in Oakland, California April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Sky-watchers see 'blood moon' in total lunar eclipse
April 15, 2014 - 9:24am
January 20, 2014
An artist's impression handout image by the European Space Agency shows the Rosetta orbiter deploying the Philae lander to comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko. After a 10-year journey, the Rosetta spacecraft is due to end its hibernation on January 20, 2014 and prepare for an unprecedented mission to orbit the comet and dispatch a lander to the surface. The image is not to scale; the Rosetta spacecraft measures 32 m across including the solar arrays, while the comet nucleus is thought to be about 4 km wide. ...
Spacecraft Rosetta roused from slumber on comet-chasing quest
January 20, 2014 - 2:47pm
January 2, 2014
Jacqueline Storey, a press officer at the National Maritime Museum, poses for a photograph in front of images of Mars generated by NASA's Curiosity Rover at their new Visions of the Universe exhibition, in Greenwich, London June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning
Over a thousand candidates shortlisted for life on Mars
January 2, 2014 - 3:27pm
November 5, 2013
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25), carrying the Mars orbiter, blasts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, about 100 km (62 miles) north of the southern Indian city of Chennai November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Babu
India blasts off in race to Mars with low-cost mission
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am
August 23, 2013
Nyberg calls this "one of the coolest games in space." In a weightless environment, water behaves quite differently than here on land. Thanks to the effects of surface tension, it tends to form eerily beautiful spheres. Here Nyberg plays with water sans gravity, and refraction, all in one fantastic picture.
UND astronaut featured on Popular Science
August 23, 2013 - 12:20pm
December 7, 2012
Space-tourism company to offer two seats to the moon
December 7, 2012 - 10:46am
August 30, 2012
Farmers burning brush caused the sun to appear blue in the photo taken of the pyramids in Egypt on December 14, 2006. Credit:
'Once in a blue moon' happens tonight
August 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
UND's Space Studies Department to hold 'public star party'
August 30, 2012 - 7:00pm
June 5, 2012
Rachel Shepard of Los Angeles reacts to seeing the Venus Transit Tuesday at the UND Observatory west of Grand Forks. Herald photo by Eric Hylden.
Rare look at transit of Venus seen at UND observatory
June 5, 2012 - 8:06pm