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  • The six 2009 WISE scholars

    A Wise Choice

    09.29.09 - Graduates of Spelman College's Women In Science and Engineering program are the doctors, engineers and professors of today.

  • Nehemiah Mabry uses a band saw to cut a material

    NASA Understudy

    09.22.09 - NASA intern Nehemiah Mabry journeys through NASA's high school, undergraduate and, now, graduate student opportunities.

  • David Cruz

    Turning Back Time

    09.22.09 - Paleoclimatology research in a NASA student project provided David Cruz with a "time machine" to Earth's past.

  • Christian Mejia

    Knowledge Is Power

    09.08.09 - New York student Christian Mejia learned how to power houses, cars and careers during a NASA student project.

  • Brandon Lojewski sitting at a computer console

    From a Different View

    09.15.09 - A participant in student rocket competitions watched this summer’s launches from inside the Launch Vehicle Data Center.

  • Greg (l) and Reid (r) standing in front of the NASA Headquarters building.

    My Summer at NASA

    09.11.09 - NASA aeronautics scholarship recipients spent the summer working at NASA and tell us what it was like.

  • Two students working inside an airplane

    A New Spin

    09.08.09 - A team of Colorado students try to improve the design of a Skylab-era experiment on a reduced-gravity flight with NASA.

  • Three students holding part of a rocket

    Having a Blast

    09.08.09 - A veteran of NASA rocket competitions spends his summer at NASA using a high-powered impact gun to improve the safety of space exploration.

  • A team of students with a small race car

    Learning By Doing

    09.01.09 - Mechanical engineer Adam Greenbaum did research with NASA in high school. Now he is working to help NASA go back to the moon.

  • Astronaut Nicole Stott

    Astronaut Nicole Stott's Blog  →

    08.25.09 - Follow along as Nicole Stott embarks on a four-month adventure aboard the International Space Station.

  • The crew of STS-128 in their orange launch and entry suits

    STS-128: Endings and Beginnings

    08.18.09 - As the shuttle program nears its end, Discovery delivers supplies for a new era on the International Space Station.

  • Lunar Rover Mining

    Lunabotics Mining Competition

    01.05.10 - NASA is challenging college students to design and build a lunar regolith excavator. Proposals are due Feb. 28, 2010. Teams will test their excavators in a head-to-head competition in May 2010.

  • Tereasa Washington, director of the Marshall Center's Office of Human Capital, displays the award

    NASA's Marshall Center Honored for Support of HBCU's

    08.18.09 - NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has been selected as a 2009 Top Supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions.

  • A map showing arctic sea ice extent

    Scientists of Tomorrow Off to Fast Start

    08.03.09 - Up-and-coming scientists combine creative thinking and NASA data to earn Thacher Scholars awards.

  • NASA Edge hosts Chris and Blair get instructions inside a space shuttle simulator

    NASA Edge  →

    08.04.09 - Hosts Chris and Blair offer an offbeat look behind the NASA curtain.

  • LROC image of Apollo 11 landing site

    LRO Sees Apollo Landing Sites

    07.17.09 - NASA's LRO spacecraft has returned images of five of the six Apollo moon landing sites.

  • A woman sitting at a computer console with the words NASA Student Ambassadors Virtual Community underneath

    NASA Student Ambassadors Virtual Community

    NASA has inducted more than 80 high-performing interns into a new virtual community.

    › View site  →  |  › View Ambassador Profiles
  • Astronaut James P. Irwin on the moon

    Teaching Geology to Apollo Astronauts  →

    07.21.09 - To prepare for their work on the moon, Apollo astronauts did many field exercises and built a common language with geologists.

  • Computer generated image of a commercial jetliner at the airport's jetway

    NASA Aeronautics Research Onboard

    NASA is with you when you fly. See NASA innovations found on commercial, military and other aircraft.

  • Graphic showing Earth, the lunar surface, and the words Apollo 40 Years

    Listen to an Audio "Time Capsule" of the Apollo 11 Mission

    In observance of the 40th anniversary of the first human landing on the moon, audio from the entire Apollo 11 mission will be replayed at exactly the same time and date it was broadcast in 1969.