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The Tree House Detectives Are on a New Case
09.16.04
 
Homepage of the NASA SCI Files site has a cartoon tree with a tree house
Image above: Visit NASA's SCI Files™ Web site and enter the tree house. Credit: NASA
NASA is going to explore the Moon, Mars and beyond. What will it take for us to do it? The tree house detectives from the NASA SCI Files™ wanted to find out. So, they're going to Space Camp to solve "The Case of the Great Space Exploration."

The show starts with Christy Carlson Romano. You may know her as the voice of Disney's Kim Possible. The six tree house friends learn about future space travel on their trip. They find out how NASA will go to the Moon, Mars and beyond.

At Space Camp, tree house detective Bianca will train like the real astronauts. She and Dr. D ride "Space Shot." On this fun ride, they get to feel what it is like to blast off in space. They go very high, very fast. Later, Dr. D joins Bianca for more fun experiments.
A rocket on planet Mars next to a green signal light and a calendar that says month 10
Image above: It will take a long time to get to Mars. And, you may have to wait ten months before you can come back to Earth! Credit: NASA


Before people go to Mars, we have to send robots. The tree house detectives learn about the "Phoenix Lander" that will go to Mars in the next few years.

They learn about new kinds of fuel to go on long trips. They learn how to be healthy in space. It will take months to get to Mars. A space traveler will have to learn how to stay healthy and strong. The detectives learn about fitness and menu planning, and much, much more!

Don't miss "The Case of the Great Space Exploration." It will be on TV on September 22. It will be on NASA-TV, PBS and some cable channels. Look for the NASA SCI Files™ in your TV listings to find the time in your area. You won't want to miss the fun!

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