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  • Robert Shelton

    Helping the Blind to See Science and Math

    06.16.09 - Nearly blind since age 11, Robert Shelton uses sound to make science and math more accessible to the visually impaired.

  • Winning drawing of a lunar base

    NASA Announces Winners in Lunar Art Contest  →

    06.16.09 - The results of the second annual NASA Lunar Art Contest are out-of-this-world productions from high school and college students from around the globe.

  • Lesa Roe and student Edric San-Miguel.

    Student's "Silent Airliner" Makes a Not-So-Silent Impression

    06.08.09 - Design a small supersonic airliner with a cruise speed of Mach 1.6 to 1.8, a design range of 4,000 nautical miles, a payload of 35-70 passengers, with fuel efficiency of three-passenger miles per pound of fuel and a takeoff field length of less than 10,000 feet. And the airliner should produce less noise. Ready? Go.

  • Riders on a roller coaster.

    Defying Gravity

    06.03.09 - NASA Glenn engineers teach students the physics of spaceflight at Ohio amusement park.

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  • Alvin Drew and Heather Smith

    Going Weightless

    06.01.09 - Follow NASA Education writer Heather Smith as she blogs about going weightless in a microgravity aircraft.

  • Frenchcesca sitting in the cockpit of an airplane simulator

    A Girl Scout Takes Flight

    06.02.09 - A venture between NASA and Girl Scouts gives a California teenager her wings.

  • Folded tortilla with a strip of meat inside floats in midair

    Fun in Microgravity Picture Gallery

    05.27.09 - See fun pictures of things you don't see on Earth.

  • A large aquarium tank with fish in the bottom and plants in the top

    Aquaponics

    05.19.09 - New Jersey teens create a plant growth system where plants and fish thrive together.

  • Computer-generated drawing of a little astronaut in a blue suit

    STS-125 Info Orb

    05.05.09 - Help Space Kid collect orbs to learn about the fifth space shuttle mission to update the Hubble Space Telescope.

  • The Hubble Space Telescope floats against the blackness of space

    Servicing Hubble

    04.28.09 - After a "lifetime" of service to science and astronomy, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope needs servicing itself.

  • Four students stand in front of the space shuttle and its launch pad

    Help Wanted

    05.01.09 - NASA and USA Today's No Boundaries contest challenges students to promote interest in aerospace careers.

  • Grunsfeld, in a white spacesuit, holds a tool

    Visiting an Old Friend

    04.28.09 - On the STS-125 mission, John Grunsfeld will improve the Hubble Space Telescope for a third time.

  • Aaron Levick

    The Future Is Now

    04.21.09 - Aaron Levick spent the summer before his senior year of high school working -- with NASA!

  • A photo of Ed Prather and a picture of a motocross rider

    Curious Ed Goes From "Gearhead" to Scientist

    04.21.09 - A healthy dose of curiosity leads Ed Prather from cars and motorcycles to physics and teaching.

  • The planet Mars above the words No Boundaries

    No Boundaries Project and Student Contest  →

    04.07.09 - NASA has teamed with USA TODAY Education to challenge students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The contest deadline is May 15, 2009.

  • A moonbuggy rounds a curve on the track

    NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race -- 2009

    Get the latest information on the 2009 Great Moonbuggy Race occurring April 3-4, 2009. Also find feature stories and images from previous years' races.

  • Michael Barnes

    A Step-by-Step Process

    03.24.09 - College freshman Michael Barnes used the Internet to find information about the NASA internship and scholarship that are now shaping his future.

  • asteroid Ida and its moon Dactyl

    Watching Space Rocks: Live Chat With NASA's Asteroid Trackers

    03.23.09 - A live videocast and chat from JPL offers a unique opportunity for viewers to ask questions of scientists with NASA's Near-Earth Object Program Office about how NASA discovers and tracks asteroids.

  • The cover of The Glenn Gazette

    Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

    03.17.09 - A newsletter produced by high school interns shares students' NASA experiences.

  • Cosmic Corridor

    Cosmic Corridor -- STS 119

    Move Space Kid from platform to platform, and intercept knowledge about the STS-119 Full Power mission.