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  • Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson works at the Microgravity Science Glovebox

    Station Sightings  →

    Find out when the space station is over your city, or track where it is right now.

  • Astronaut Leland Melvin waved to the crowds from the NASA Glenn Research Center float during the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival Timken Grand Parade on Saturday, August 7, 2010.

    Inspiration on Parade

    Astronaut Leland Melvin waved to the crowds from the NASA Glenn Research Center float during the 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival Timken Grand Parade on Saturday, August 7, 2010.

  • What's Up

    What's Up for August?

    08.10.10 - If you've never seen a meteor shower, this month's Perseids are a perfect introduction. Check them out on Aug. 12, 2010.

  • Screenshot of the Tonight's Sky page

    Tonight's Sky: Highlights of the August Sky  →

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

  • Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson floats inside the space station

    Greetings From Space

    07.27.10 - Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson sends a greeting from the International Space Station and invites students to join in NASA's Summer of Innovation.

  • Astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson Sends Sign Language Message From Orbit

    Astronaut Caldwell Dyson Sends Sign Language Message From Space Station

    07.22.10 - In the almost six-minute video, the American astronaut spoke directly to the deaf community about what she does on the station and how she became interested in ASL.

  • Zoe Bentley at JPL

    How I Became Interested in Exogeology

    07.07.10 - I'm Zoe Bentley, a 13-year-old homeschooler from Arizona. I recently won second place for a project about exogeology because I plan to become an exogeologist and work for NASA.

  • Moonbase Alpha Game

    A 3-D Immersive NASA Exploration Game

    Step into the role of an explorer in a futuristic lunar settlement...

    Your mission is to restore critical systems after a meteor strike cripples life support equipment.

  • Screenshot of the Tonight's Sky page

    Tonight's Sky: Highlights of the July Sky  →

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

  • soccer ball

    NASA Scores Big With Student Soccer Players

    06.18.10 - With the increased globalization of soccer, more young people are playing the sport and developing motor skills to compete effectively.

  • Univision TV crew at Va. Air and Space Center

    NASA Partners with Univision to Inspire Students

    06.16.10 - A new partnership between NASA and Univision Communications, Inc., seeks to interest more Hispanic students in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • Summer of Innovation Montage

    NASA Summer of Innovation

    NASA kicks off its Summer of Innovation initiative at JPL on June 10. NASA will engage thousands of middle school students and teachers in stimulating STEM programs.

  • Screenshot from Now I Get It on SciJinks

    SciJinks Website  →

    06.08.10 - Play games, watch videos and read articles about weather.

  • The six members of the Expedition 24 crew

    Expedition 24

    06.02.10 - See training photos and read biographies of the astronauts and cosmonauts who make up the new space station crew.

  • artist concept of Juno Mission

    Video Chat: New Journey to Jupiter

    05.27.10 - What does it take to send a spacecraft to the largest planet in the solar system? NASA/JPL engineer Tracy Drain will explain.

  • The NASA Spacesuit

    The NASA Spacesuit

    05.25.10 - Explore the personal spacecraft of astronauts, from the silver suit of the Mercury 7 to the "pumpkin suit" of shuttle astronauts.

  • STS-132 Pilot Antonelli smiles from the shuttle flight deck

    NASA Explorer Schools to Talk With Crew in Orbit

    05.18.10 - Watch NASA TV on Saturday, May 22, at 6:40 a.m. CDT to see students from NASA Explorer Schools nationwide chat with the STS-132 crew and space station Flight Engineer Tracy Caldwell Dyson.

  • Robonaut 2

    Experience 3D Virtuality With Robonaut

    11.01.10 - Move, pack, and unpack Robonaut in 3D Virtuality!

  • STS-132 patch close-up

    STS-132: Atlantis

    Meet the crew; view the payload; and read a summary of the next launch.

  • STS-132 crew poses in front of the M-113 armored vehicle

    STS-132 Crew's Dress Rehearsal for Launch

    05.11.10 - The Atlantis crew visited NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to prepare for launch. Watch this video to see how they practiced for launch day.