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Perseid Meteor from Summer 2001, apod.nasa.gov

Robots on Mars and Meteors Over Georgia

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 5:03am

The Mars rover Curiosity has landed and is already sending back images and preparing for what is sure to be some fascinating exploration of a far away world. As some Georgia classrooms are back in session this week and...

Discovery Education is giving a behind the scenes look at Curiosity

Mars Rover Virtual Field Trip

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 4:38am

Discovery Education is bringing us a new virtual field trip, Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars. This time, they’re heading to space to explore the Mars rover, Curiosity, and its journey. Registration is...

NASA image of the 2010 Geminids; over one hundred meteors in this snapshot.

Geminid Meteor Shower This Week

Heather Neal - Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:17pm

The Geminid meteor shower has given a remarkable annual display around mid-December every year since it was first noticed in 1830. While the meteor shower will be visible from December 10-16, the peak show will be...

Tech Thursday: See the Space Station from Your City

Heather Neal - Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 6:37am

The International Space Station (ISS) has had crew continuously onboard for 12 years. To commemorate the occasion and get everyone else in on the celebration, too, NASA has created a web app that will text or email the...

2005, then-new moons Nix and Hydra are the dots on the right. Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), HST Pluto

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 5:29am

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting Pluto, now a “dwarf...

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