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  • 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.

  • A bulls eye rash, a potential symptom of Lyme disease.

    Using Satellites to Check for...Ticks?

    05.12.10 - Using state-of-the-art NASA satellite information, students are busy checking state forests for ticks that may carry Lyme disease.

  • My Moon logo

    My Moon  →

    05.18.10 - Do you want to engage with other people to explore the moon? Find events and opportunities to share your ideas and connect through social media.

  • STS-132 patch close-up

    STS-132: Atlantis

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

  • A hand applying pressure to temper foam


    05.04.10 - Did NASA really invent Tang, Velcro and memory foam mattresses? Visit this site to find out and to learn more about NASA spinoffs.

  • Ed Prather talks with two workshop participants

    Center for Astronomy Education Workshops  →

    Summer workshops for college astronomy educators are planned throughout the United States.

  • Matt Bolcar

    Students Bring Fresh Perspective to Webb Telescope

    04.06.10 - At NASA Goddard, graduate students are on the front lines of technology development, adjusting lasers and mirrors and spending long hours at computer terminals.

  • A team competes in the 2010 Great Moonbuggy Race.

    2010 Moonbuggy Winning Teams

    04.12.10 - Congratulations to the 2010 winning teams and all race participants!

  • Satellite image of the Great Lakes

    Satellite Observations in Science Education

    04.13.10 - Online learning activities allow students to trace, measure and reveal features in satellite images.

  • STS-131 Mission Specialist Clay Anderson

    Astronaut Clay Anderson's Training Journals

    Read Mission Specialist Clay Anderson's training journals to see what it is like to train for a space shuttle mission.

  • Space shuttle Atlantis

    Space Shuttle Overview

    03.30.10 - Find in-depth explanations, schematics, videos and basic information about the space shuttle and its complex systems.

  • A team races from the 2009 Great Moonbuggy Race

    Ready, Set, RACE!

    Student teams from around the globe will drive their specially crafted lunar rovers through a challenging course of rugged, moon-like terrain at NASA's 17th annual Great Moonbuggy Race, April 9-10.

  • A humanlike robot with one arm extended

    NASA, GM Take Giant Leap in Robotic Technology

    03.23.10 - Meet Robonaut 2, or R2. NASA and General Motors worked together to build this new humanoid robot capable of working side by side with people.

  • iSWA logo with the words solar, heliosphere, magnetosphere, ionosphere and planetary

    NASA integrated Space Weather Analysis System  →

    03.16.10 - The NASA iSWA offers an unprecedented ability to analyze the present and expected future space weather impacts on NASA's human and robotic missions.

  • screen shot of 3D Sun iPhone application

    3D Sun for the iPhone

    02.18.10 - Imagine holding the entire sun in the palm of your hand. Now you can with the help of a new iPhone app developed by NASA-supported programmers.

  • A snow-covered East Coast of the United States

    It's Snow Joke  →

    03.02.10 - Cold snaps and global warming do add up.

  • Chris Randall

    NASA Engineer Honored With 'Trailblazer' Award

    02.23.10 - Marshall Space Flight Center aerospace engineer Chris Randall was honored Feb. 18 for his career achievements.

  • A group of students listen to a lecture

    Improving Student Engagement at Public Lectures  →

    Attending public lectures is a great way to supplement classroom learning and spark a life-long interest in science. But how can teachers ensure that students get the most out of these experiences?

  • Astronaut Ed Lu exercises aboard the space station

    Fit for Space

    2.17.09 - Get the skinny on how astronauts build a better body for space and what it means to you.

  • Astronaut John Grunsfeld types on a laptop computer

    Astronaut Journals

    02.09.10 - Space missions and spaceflight training often inspire astronauts to write about their experiences. Here is a collection of astronauts' letters, reports and other writings.