PoSSUM Space Academy – Rebecca Blum

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PoSSUM Space Academy, at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, offers a one-week course in immersive science education for tomorrow's astronautics professionals. This includes mission simulation, spacesuit training, high-G and microgravity flight in an aerobatic aircraft, and more. Rebecca Blum Continue reading →

Space Camp – Rebecca Blum

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Space Camp provides a unique, hands-on, STEM experience for students of all ages to train like astronauts! Space Camp is a place for learning, growing and having fun! Space Camp is a one-of-a-kind experience at the U.S. Space & Rocket Continue reading →

Space Camp Experience & Student Space Clubs

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Rebecca Blum was interviewed for Astronomy for Everyone about her experiences at space camp and running student space clubs. Rebecca has recently graduated from Cranbrook Kingswood High School, and will be attending Brown University. Cover Image: Rebecca being interviewed by Continue reading →

Debate: Should we send humans to Mars?

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This debate took place as part of the Warren Astronomical Society Meeting on July 6, 2020. Jon Blum – Moderator Jim Shedlowsky and Dale Partin – Pro Ken Bertin and Bob Trembley – Contra Cover Image: Artist's conception of a Continue reading →

Is Pluto a Planet?

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Pluto’s classification as a planet has had a history of changes. Since 2006, per the International Astronomical Union’s planetary criteria, Pluto isn’t considered a planet because it hasn’t cleared the neighborhood around its orbit of other objects. However, it does Continue reading →