Spaceflight Explorers

NASA's Johnson Space Center

An educator standing next to an astronaut speaking to a group of students.Johnson's Education Office offers programs for students and educators, classroom materials and numerous partnerships with other educational entities.
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Space Center Houston

Words Space Center Houston Visit the official visitor center for NASA's Johnson Space Center and share in America’s triumphant adventures in space.
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Education Calendar

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Spaceflight Explorers

Spaceflight Explorers is a national network of science centers, museums and libraries dedicated to conducting educational programs highlighting NASA's human spaceflight missions. Spaceflight Explorers encourages underserved and underrepresented students to pursue and participate in activities, opportunities and careers related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

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Flight Education Opportunities

A high school student stands facing a screen as she interviews the crew on the International Space StationTalk With Station Astronauts During Downlinks
"How does it feel to float? How does a spacesuit work?" A downlink is the ultimate "ask-the-experts" experience!
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A girl wearing a headset holds a ham radio device while talking with an astronaut on the space stationAmateur Radio on the International Space Station
"KC5ACR, this is NA1SS. How do you read me? Over." Find out how to talk with astronauts and cosmonauts on the space station.
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ISS EarthKAM logoEarthKAM -- Students Direct a Space Station Camera
Wonder what it's like to control a camera on the International Space Station? Learn more about the EarthKAM mission.
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Woman in red shirt floats beside a man in a blue flight suitDesign, Test and Fly a Reduced-Gravity Experiment
Experience weightlessness on NASA's Reduced Gravity aircraft! Learn how K-12 educators can fly a reduced-gravity experiment.
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Why We Explore

why do we explore? Why We Explore
From the time of our birth, humans have felt a primordial urge to explore -- to blaze new trails, map new lands, and answer profound questions about ourselves and our universe.


A globe, space station model and NASA banner hang from the ceiling Resources for Museums, Science Centers and Libraries
Use NASA content to supplement your education programs.
Equipment on a lab table Interactive Features
Increase your space IQ with games and media from NASA.
Page Last Updated: November 1st, 2013
Page Editor: NASA Administrator