Brooke Edwards

Passionate about space as long as she can remember, Brooke is a space science communicator, writer, citizen scientist, amateur astronomer, and analog astronaut. She is actively training herself for the day she gets the chance to fly into space.

Her personal journey and passion for the human aspect of space exploration is documented in her blog, A Brook(e) of Stars.

On Earth, Brooke loves to be in nature. Hiking, rock hunting, snow tubing, swimming, kayaking, and scuba diving are all some activities she enjoys when not working.


Whoosh! An airplane-sized asteroid will swoop near Earth this week

Object 2020 TO2 will come within 400,000 miles of Earth at blazing-fast speeds, but worry not.


Fall Equinox 2022: Date, time, and opportunities for astronomy during this yearly event

It comes once a year — and this year coincides with a New Moon.

Look up!

A skyscraper-sized asteroid is wandering toward Earth

It might be as big as a 40-story office building.


May 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse: You need to see the first Blood Moon of the year

The site of a "Blood Moon" will startle some observers, but don't worry — it's just a chance cosmic alignment.


A Mount Everest-sized asteroid will sweep by Earth this month

The asteroid, the size of Mount Everest, will pass us safely by — though it's listed as potentially hazardous.

Look up!

You need to see Venus and Jupiter have a close encounter this month

The two planets will be so close in the sky in April you can see them in the same telescopic field of view.