earth rising

A few decades ago, reaching the Moon must have seemed like an impossible dream. Today, we’re setting our sights on Mars and the tantalizing notion of habitable planets beyond our solar system.

The stellar story of a precocious youth entrusted with a piece of the Moon.
How a kid from a Vancouver Island logging town became flight surgeon for Apollo 11.
Can humankind cooperate to ensure safety and sustainable development in space?
In 1997, Bjarni Tryggvason, BASc’72, spent 12 days in space.
The geophysicist whose rock samples came from the Moon.
UBC students are building a rocket to launch into space.
How do astronauts adjust to life in the cosmos?