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  • A university team tinkers with its Lunabot

    Students Dig In at NASA Lunabotics Mining Competition

    More than thirty university teams putting their remote-controlled excavators, called Lunabots, to work.

  • Space Place website

    NASA's The Space Place  →

    05.24.11 - There is a lot to do at the new Space Place website! Explore fun facts, videos and pictures. Play games, solve puzzles and take quizzes. Do activities, build things and read books.

  • Diagram of planets in the eastern sky on May 24, 2011

    What's Up for May?  →

    Wake up early to see four planets gather together just before sunrise. Watch the video to learn more.

  • Cartoon of robot explaining a shuttle launch

    The Space Shuttle

    Click on the space shuttle to learn facts and see how it works.

  • A student observes the results of an experiment while her teacher looks on

    One Last Student Endeavour

    04.26.11 - Through the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program, 16 communities will take part in the final flight of space shuttle Endeavour.

  • STS-134 mission patch

    STS-134: Mission Timeline

    Commander Mark Kelly and the Endeavour crew will deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.

  • Students present their NASA-based investigation

    NASA Explorer Schools Dare Students to Dream

    05.11.11 - About 60 fourth- through 12th-grade students and their teachers participate in the 2011 NASA Explorer Schools Symposium at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • An image of Earth with the words The Home Frontier

    The Home Frontier

    NASA asks you to share your inspiring vision about what NASA's exploration of Earth means to you. Video entries are due May 27, 2011.

  • Leland Melvin and Pharrell Williams.

    When NASA and Pharrell Align, Students Shine

    04.25.11 - The on-stage pairing of recording artist and three-time Grammy Award-winning producer Pharrell Williams and NASA's Associate Administrator for Education and former Astronaut Leland Melvin, displayed infinite possibilities for an upcoming generation.

  • John Brendel standing beside a large test gun

    NASA and Scouting

    04.12.11 - NASA recognizes Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts earning the prestigious Eagle Scout and Gold Award.

  • Merit Badge Series Robotics

    NASA and BSA Introduce New Robotics Merit Badge  →

    NASA and the Boy Scouts of America developed the new badge because of the wide-reaching impact of robotics and the role STEM will continue to play in young people's lives.

  • A cartoon of a boy and dog running alongside a space shuttle as it lands

    What a Ride It's Been

    As a tribute to NASA's Space Shuttle Program, artist Brian Basset created this drawing showing his characters Red and Rover racing alongside the shuttle as it lands for the last time later this year.

  • Share how you and your family help our planet

    Celebrate Earth Day With NASA

    Share how you and your family help our planet. Learn how NASA studies Earth.

  • FIRST Robotics logo

    The 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition

    Find out how NASA is participating in the 2011 FIRST Robotics competition.

  • Screenshot of the Tonight's Sky page

    Tonight's Sky: Highlights of the April Sky  →

    Grab a telescope, binoculars or just a lawn chair, and head out to the backyard for a night of cosmic sightseeing.

  • Musical notes and the words SPACE ROCK

    Space Rock  →

    Vote for your favorite original song to wake up space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates during their STS-134 mission to the International Space Station. Cast your vote online!

  • NASA on the iPhone and iPad

    NASA Apps

    Did you know that NASA has over a dozen apps for use on mobile devices? Download these free apps to put NASA science in the palm of your hand.

  • Leland Melvin with a student and Trinesha Dixon

    Reaching for the Stars in New York City

    03.23.11 - NASA's message to students: do and be anything you want.

  • Astronaut Leland Melvin and singer Mary J. Blige

    NASA and Mary J. Blige Encourage Exciting Careers for Women

    NASA is collaborating with award-winning recording artist Mary J. Blige to encourage young women to pursue exciting experiences and career choices.

  • Exo the Robot in front of a diagram of the solar system

    Exo's Discovery  →

    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!