Solar System Exploration

Montaje artistico de mundos y objetos en nuestro sistema solar

Do you think we already know everything about our solar system? Think again!

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Jupiter's Mysteries

Version artistica de la nave espacial Juno de la NASA

NASA is sending a mission to the gas giant Jupiter to answer some gigantic questions.

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Finding Earth-Like Planets

Dos planetas Kepler 10 y su estrella en orbita sobre Jupiter

Join NASA to find planets around stars outside our solar system.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Mercury

    Of all the rocky planets, Mercury is the smallest and densest, the one with the oldest surface, and the one with the largest daily surface temperature variations. It is also the least explored! Join NASA as we unlock the secrets of Mercury.
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Background Information

    On Nov. 8, 2006, telescopes in North America and other parts of the world captured the image of a little dot crossing the face of the sun. That dot was Mercury, and its passing between the Earth and sun is known as a transit.

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Opportunities and Activities

  • Un grupo de adolescentes sobre el escenario

    Produce Your Own Musical!  →

    Watch "Space School Musical," the tale of Hannah on a trip through the solar system; then put on your own version of the play. No performing experience is needed -- just follow the suggestions in the guide and have fun with it!