As a tribute to NASA's Space Shuttle Program, artist Brian Basset created this drawing showing his characters Red and Rover racing alongside the shuttle as it lands for the last time later this year.
NASA is seeking unfunded collaborations with organizations to enhance its ability to achieve its strategic education goals as articulated in the 2011 NASA Strategic Plan.
More than 6,500 students attended Yuri's Education Day at NASA's Ames Research Center in California. This video shows highlights of the event.
04.15.11 - A first-time team from University of Alabama rises to the challenge of NASA's University Student Launch Initiative.
04.12.11 - NASA recognizes Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts earning the prestigious Eagle Scout and Gold Award.
NASA and the Boy Scouts of America developed the new badge because of the wide-reaching impact of robotics and the role STEM will continue to play in young people's lives.
Take a moment to admire the magnificent spectacle of our stunning home planet from the perspective of space.
04.12.11 - After 30 years of space flight, more than 130 missions, and numerous science and technology firsts, NASA's space shuttle fleet will retire and be on display at institutions across the country to inspire the next generation of explorers and engineers.
This month’s theme of the Year of the Solar System focuses on water on our planet and others.
Visit this site before the launch to upload an image to be flown aboard the final space shuttle mission. Check back after the launch to print your flight certificate, check on mission status, find NASA educational resources and follow the crew on Twitter and Facebook.
Through April 6, 2011, observe and record the magnitude of stars as a means of measuring light pollution in your area.
The Adler Planetarium is pleased to announce the release of a new fulldome show IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System.
Recasting Content in a New Light is a field-tested guide for adapting formal education materials to meet the needs of the informal education community.
The small-bodies identification tool allows users to submit information to learn which asteroid and/or comet was in a specific place on a specific date and time.
More than 1,000 Girl Scouts attended an annual Career Exploration Day at NASA's Ames Research Center.
02.16.11 - The space shuttle's retirement provides educators with a unique opportunity to share NASA artifacts with students.
Museums and other institutions of informal education may be able to obtain NASA space shuttles and related artifacts.
This tool provides a list of asteroids and comets that are optically observable from the specified location on the specified date with the specified observing constraints satisfied.
From October 2010 until August 2012 (one Martian year), celebrate NASA spacecraft heading across the solar system. This site has monthly themes, resources, and opportunities for involvement.
01.19.11 - With a basic understanding of astronomical data, digital photography and photo-editing software, you can transform that data into beautiful pictures in black and white or in color.