Curiosity is the biggest robot explorer ever to rove Mars. How do you power something like that?
A meteor is a space rock that enters Earth's atmosphere. Air resistance on the rock makes it extremely hot. What we see is a "shooting star."
10.26.11 - To learn about climate change, you first must know what climate is.
Watch how NPP will be used for both understanding the health of our planet now -- as well as how things might change in the future.
Now that the GRAIL mission is underway, the two robotic spacecraft need names. Send names and explain your choices. The deadline is Nov. 11, 2011.
10.12.11 - Read about women at NASA who are making a difference in the study of our home planet.
Scientist Kelly Fast explains why we have seasons on Earth.
Because of gravity, if you drop something, it falls down, instead of up. Well, everybody knows that! But, what does this really mean?
09.14.11 - Hurricanes are large, swirling storms with high-speed winds that form over warm ocean waters.› Read and Comment
A panel of expert judges has selected the top three middle and high school entries for the Because It Flew NASA Space Shuttle Art Competition.
Exo came from another world to explore our solar system, but his spaceship is running out of fuel. Help find the resources to power him back home!
Listen up! Are you ready for the countdown? Check out this music video to learn about space shuttle history.
You can start preparing now if you are interested in studying science or engineering in college.
08.10.11 - The largest planet in the solar system acts like a giant magnet.
Read about the giant of the solar system.
12.27.11 - A new spacecraft named Juno will peek through Jupiter's clouds to reveal the origins of the largest planet in the solar system.
Check out these interactive experiences to learn about the accomplishments of the Space Shuttle Program and how it affects your daily life. Visit the Launch Pad for fun games and activities.
06.28.11 - Help Space Kid collect orbs to learn about the STS-135 space shuttle mission.
Winners announced in NASA’s 2011 Waste Limitation, Management and Recycling Design Challenge.
06.22.11 - John Glenn was the first NASA astronaut to orbit Earth.