On Friday, March 27, 2009, at 1:03 p.m. EDT, the crew of STS-119 will talk with students at Punahou School in Honolulu. Watch the event live on NASA TV.
Local Teachers Cheer an Astronaut of Their Own
NASA and Channel One News offer students the opportunity to ask questions of the next space shuttle crew.
Discovery's mission will help prepare the International Space Station for a larger crew.
Learn about spacesuits and how they have evolved. Meet people who design, build and work with them.
Astronaut Richard R. Arnold delivers a message to educators.› View This Video
See these educational resource pages associated with previous missions.
Learn more about the STS-119 mission and crew.
The STS-119 crew members prepare for their mission to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery.
Tune in the day before the launch to get a behind-the-scenes look at what happens at Kennedy Space Center to prepare for a mission.
Discovery and crew deliver the final set of solar arrays to the International Space Station.
First space shuttle launch of 2009 draws closer as Discovery reaches the launch pad.› View This Video
STS-119 astronauts complete preflight training at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.› View This Video
Learn how the astronauts prepared for their mission to the International Space Station.› View this interactive feature
Challenge your students to put these puzzles together and learn more about the STS-119 crew.› View this interactive feature
Move the Space Kid through the corridor to see the STS-119 image gallery.› View this interactive feature
Create your own podcast about spacesuits with NASA video and audio clips.
Astronaut Joseph M. Acaba delivers a message to students.› Video in English
This NASA video segment explains how spacesuits keep astronauts safe while they are in space.
A biosuit is a futuristic spacesuit designed for astronauts who will one day travel to Mars.
The space shuttle carries astronauts to space and back.› Read Students K-4 article
Spacesuits protect astronauts in space, on the moon and on other planets.› Read Students K-4 article
Color pictures and learn about the space shuttle.
Find out how the space shuttle gets ready for launch.