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Take a Virtual Tour of NASA Goddard
screen capture of the Goddard Virtual Tour Screen shot of the Goddard Virtual Tour If you would like to know what happens behind that gates of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., you can now get a virtual tour of the facilities and learn about the amazing science and technology that happen at the center.

NASA Goddard Chief Scientist Dr. Jim Garvin guides guests through the life cycle of NASA missions. The virtual tour showcases Goddard facilities and personnel, and how they work together to transform a spacecraft from an idea into reality.

The tour highlights seven phases: Idea, Design, Construction, Testing, Launch, Operations and Scientific Analysis. In each area, Dr. Garvin narrates an introductory video from a related location on the Goddard campus to give you the basics. You will then be able to continue your tour by exploring people, places and missions.

It's a look at the amazing science and technology behind Goddard's doors without leaving the comfort of your own computer.

Take the self-guided virtual tour at: http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/goddardVT/
Rob Gutro
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.