Posts Tagged "NASA"

This week's Tech Thursday features NASA’s Summer of Innovation program, which is intended to keep kids engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) throughout the summer by supporting...
Thu., May 30, 2013 10:30am
If you are dreading the daily commute, today is a good day to avoid it by leaving work early or hanging around the office for a few extra minutes for some free sci-fi entertainment a la Mother Nature...
Thu., May 9, 2013 1:00pm
On February 15, 2013 the largest asteroid since the Tunguska event (also in Siberia) of 1908 collided with Earth. This time, literally thousands of video images were captured of the event providing...
Wed., March 27, 2013 8:48am
NOVA has a fascinating series that explores the real lives of real scientists, The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers. In a set of three to five interviews with each scientist, you get a feel...
Thu., March 7, 2013 9:47am
Space seems to be pelting the earth with stuff. Earlier this morning a meteor hurdled past Russia’s Ural Mountains, causing explosions and hurting hundreds. This afternoon a small asteroid named...
Fri., February 15, 2013 11:17am
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...
Thu., February 14, 2013 10:29am
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...
Wed., December 12, 2012 11:37am
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...
Tue., December 11, 2012 5:17pm
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...
Tue., December 11, 2012 9:38am
Neil Armstrong passed away on Aug. 25, 2012 at the age of 82. Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. In his career at NASA, he held numerous roles...
Mon., August 27, 2012 8:25am

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