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York space scientists reflect on the last flight of Atlantis, the end of NASA’s space shuttle program and what the future holds

Thursday, July 21st, 2011.

York University’s Department of Earth & Space Science and Engineering in the Faculty of Science & Engineering has a long history with NASA’s shuttle program. A ...

York University’s rover team finishes second in Mars challenge

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011.

The York University Rover Team – just call them YURTs – maintained their record of excellence at the international University Rover Challenge (URC) on the ...

York study finds fog, thick haze, and ‘diamond dust’ on Mars

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011.

Nights on Mars are shrouded in icy fog that turns to scattered precipitation, according to a new study of weather near the red planet's north ...

Dean Janusz Kozinkski on the Faculty of Science & Engineering’s India mission objectives

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011.

Researchers from the Faculty of Science & Engineering at Toronto's York University are currently touring India on a mission to establish key partnerships and collaborations ...

York in the World: Researchers begin nine-day mission to India

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011.

A delegation of researchers from York's Faculty of Science & Engineering will begin a nine-day mission to India today to establish partnerships and collaborations with ...

November is Research Month: York celebrates with a series of events

Thursday, October 28th, 2010.

Research Month celebrates the achievements and diversity of York University’s research community. Throughout November, the Vari Hall Rotunda will play host to displays and demonstrations featuring ...

Professor Jim Whiteway recognized for contributions to space science

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010.

The Vancouver Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is holding its annual International Astronomy Day event in conjunction with [an event at Simon ...

Lab technologist brings little pieces of Mars to York, promotes space research

Thursday, September 9th, 2010.

Nick Balaskas is on a mission. He wants to set a world record for the number of people who have walked on Mars. Although technically he ...

North York Mirror covers York’s involvement in 2016 Mars mission to search for life

Thursday, August 26th, 2010.

York University researchers will take part in a mission probing Mars’ atmosphere for methane sources in an effort to find evidence of life on the ...

York researchers to develop atmospheric modelling instruments for 2016 Mars mission

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010.

York University researchers will participate in a mission probing the atmosphere of Mars for sources of methane, part of the ongoing search for evidence of ...