05.11.10 - Help Space Kid collect orbs to learn about the STS-132 space shuttle mission.
05.04.10 - Learn about jobs that help the planet.
04.27.10 - To view how astronomers get amazing pictures from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (Galex) and the Spitzer space telescopes, watch this video.
04.20.10 - Even though Earth has no thermostat, it does have its own control system. Nothing changes in one place without changing something in another place. The overall effect gives us our global climate.
04.13.10 - A satellite is a moon, planet or machine that orbits a planet or star.
Click on the different parts of the STS-131 mission patch to learn about the mission and the crew.
03.24.10 - Thirteen year old Ajay Ramesh and twelve year old Prithvi Aiyaswamy, two seventh grade boys from Chaboya Middle School, San Jose, Calif., were so excited about their visit to the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., that they could barely sleep the night before their visit.
A probe is a spacecraft that does not carry astronauts.
03.09.10 - Why do we study the sun?
03.09.10 - How much would you weigh on the sun? Enter your weight and find out. Then learn other facts about the star of the solar system.
03.19.08 - Earth's next-door neighbor is often called the Red Planet because of its red soil.› Read and Comment
09.30.08 - Black holes may answer questions about the beginning and the future of the universe.› Read and Comment
Students in grades 3-6 are challenged to design a sport to be played on Mars. Entries are due Feb. 28, 2010.
Move Space Kid from platform to platform and intercept knowledge about the STS-130 space shuttle mission.
02.02.10 - NFL quarterback Kurt Warner explains how football is similar to launching space vehicles in this short video.
01.26.10 - A West Virginia University student stresses the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
01.20.10 - A student dreaming of becoming an astronaut wins NASA's and Disney's Buzz Lightyear Mission Patch Design Challenge.
01.19.10 - Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge near NASA's Kennedy Space Center has been transformed into a sea-turtle rescue facility.› View This Video
01.12.10 - A team of young rocket scientists tells the high-flying tale of the rocket they built for NASA's Student Launch Initiative.
Find the alien, icy places in the solar system with this special viewer.