Aviation and space

Fake asteroid? NASA expert IDs mystery object as old rocket

A telescope in Hawaii last month discovered the mystery object heading our way

 

Mars jumps out from the night sky

Mars is the brightest it’s been in 15 years this October

 

Head in the clouds: Sooke resident recalls former career as astronaut training officer

Dr. Parvez Kumar trained Canadians Chris Hadfield and Julie Payette

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

The astronauts’ ride back to Earth was fast, bumpy and hot, at least on the outside

Strings of lights seen in night sky over Cowichan Valley

Could be satellites, or something stranger, says UFO specialist

Plaskett telescope turns 100; recognized as national historic site

The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich has made astronomical discoveries since 1918