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  • Dr. Joel S. Levine

    NES Chat With NASA Scientist Dr. Joel S. Levine

    01.21.11 - NASA Explorer Schools invited K-12 students to chat with Dr. Joel S. Levine, Chief Scientist of the ARES Mars Airplane Mission. Dr. Levine answered questions about the the development of the robotic, rocket-powered airplane that will fly through the atmosphere of Mars to search for evidence of life by looking for trace gases of biogenic origin. The chat transcript has been made available.

  • NASA Astronomer Dr. Sten Odenwald

    NES Chat With Astronomer Sten Oldenwald

    12.14.10 - NASA Explorer Schools invited K-12 students to chat with astronomer and black hole expert Sten Odenwald, who answered questions about becoming a professional astronomer and those mysterious black holes. The chat transcript has been made available.

  • Two robotic spacecraft orbiting the moon with title that reads GRAIL naming contest

    For Students in Kindergarten to 12th Grade  →

    Choose names for the two GRAIL spacecraft and explain your choice. Your justification can be any length, from a short paragraph to a 500-word essay.

  • Astronaut Michael J. Foreman, Mission Specialist.

    NES Chat With NASA Astronaut Michael J. Foreman

    11.08.10 - NASA Explorer Schools invited K-12 students to chat with astronaut Mike Foreman, who answered questions about living and working in space and his unique career path. The chat transcript has been made available.