Magnetic field at Martian surface ten times stronger than expected
New data gleaned from the magnetic sensor aboard NASA’s InSight spacecraft is offering an unprecedented close-up of magnetic fields on Mars.
Feb 24, 2020
Is Canada’s space program slipping out of orbit?
MSN interviewed UBC earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences professor Catherine Johnson about the recent Mars InSight mission.
Dec 11, 2018
Canadian space laser pings asteroid that may threaten Earth
The Weather Network mentioned Catherine Johnson, a UBC professor and co-deputy instrument scientist in the OSIRIS-REx space mission. A Canadian laser on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will be mapping the asteroid Bennu.
Dec 7, 2018
8 tense minutes, and then good news, for UBC planetary scientist involved in Mars landing
A number of media outlets covered the Mars spacecraft landing on Monday and highlighted the role of UBC scientist Catherine Johnson, the only Canadian who was part of the mission […]
Nov 28, 2018
InSight lander is set to reach Mars Monday
CBC and the Globe and Mail reported on InSight, NASA’s spacecraft that is due to land on Mars Monday, Nov. 26. Catherine Johnson, a professor at UBC, is part of […]
Nov 26, 2018
Watch live coverage of the Mars InSight landing with member of NASA team
Watch NASA’s live coverage of the Mars InSight landing with the UBC planetary scientist who is the only Canadian involved in the mission.
Nov 23, 2018
‘Marsquake’ hunter prepares to land on the red planet
Nature magazine spoke to Catherine Johnson, a professor in the department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences at UBC, about NASA’s InSight mission. The spacecraft, which is designed to listen […]
Nov 22, 2018
Mars Insight Lander set to touch down on Red Planet
Catherine Johnson, a professor at UBC’s department of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences, was interviewed on Global National about the Mars Insight Lander which is set to land on Mars […]
Nov 20, 2018
Mission to Mars: UBC professor part of NASA team launching lander
NASA plans to launch its Mars InSight lander from California on May 5 and UBC professor Catherine Johnson will be there in person to watch an idea– decades in the making– become a reality.
May 4, 2018