NASA Explorer Schools recognizes teachers, schools and students who become highly engaged with all the NES project has to offer.
11.02.12 - Students tuned in on Nov. 2, 2012 for a special event with NASA's DLN and NES commemorating space shuttle Atlantis.
10.24.12 - On Oct. 24, 2012, Aerospace Engineer Nicole Smith answered student questions on Orion's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, America's new spacecraft for human exploration.
09.25.12 - On Sept. 25, 2012, astronaut Bob Cabana answered student questions about living and working in space, and his career path.
07.26.12 - On July 26, 2012, Dr. Dean Pesnell, project scientist for the Solar Dynamics Observatory, answered questions about the sounds of the sun and his career path to NASA.
06.05.12 - On June 5, 2012, Dr. Morgan Abney and Jennifer Pruitt answered questions about the two engineers' career paths and roles in research and maintenance of the Environmental Control and Life Support Systems needed to sustain life in space.
05.23.12 - On May 23, 2012, research materials engineer Mia Siochi answered questions about nanotechnology, self-healing materials and other emerging materials and systems of the future.
05.18.12 - On May 18, 2012, C.J. Kanelakos, a mechanical design engineer on the Robonaut 2 project, answered student questions about Robonaut 2, and a career in robotics as a mechanical design engineer.
05.15.12 - On May 15, 2012, students asked questions of astronaut Greg Johnson about his education, astronaut training, and experiences while living and working in space during two shuttle missions where he was the pilot.
05.11.12 - On May 11, 2012 Tara Ruttley, associate program scientist for the space station, answered questions from students about the complexity of conducting research in microgravity aboard the ISS and the benefits from past and current experiments that help make life on Earth better for people of all nations.