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Alexis Fecteau Satellite

The International Space Station, the most impressive man-made laboratory in human history

Alexis Fecteau is a college student majoring in astrophysics, and just all astrophysics majors, he is in love with anything and everything that has to do with space exploration. And while there have been countless iconic space exploration projects and programs of extreme historical significance, Alexis believes that very few of these hold a candle…
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Alexis Fecteau Mars Rover

What are the features of the Mars rover?

What car would a person likely bring with them on a trip to Mars? Chances are, they’ll choose a rugged all-terrain vehicle like a Land Rover. It would be a good choice until it runs out of fuel. And the last time NASA checked, there aren’t any gas stations on Mars either. So far, there’s…
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Alexis Fecteau Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong and his historic moonwalk

Ever since the first satellite was launched outside the earth’s atmosphere, superpower nations have begun their quest into what is known as the space race. But ultimately, it was the United States of America that first conquered outer space by sending Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins into the moon and back. Astrophysics major…
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Alexis Fecteau Space Mystery

Space mysteries: What is a black hole?

There are a lot of scientific mysteries beyond the world that man is unable to tackle due to technological constraints. So far, man has only walked on the moon, sent apparatuses as far as Pluto, and peer through telescopes at stars and planets too distant to examine or visit. But among outer space’s most amazing…
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