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NASA Chats: 'Back to School' Science Series
Lightning strikes near shuttle Endeavour Lightning strikes near space shuttle Endeavour on the pad. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
Hinode image of a solar fountain "Fountains" on the sun. (JAXA/Hinode)
School days are here once again, but you don't have to be in a classroom to learn more about the wonders of our world, our solar system and our universe -- just log in from wherever you are!

NASA scientists and subject experts are inviting you to a "back to school" science chat series. Thursdays from Sept. 15 - Oct. 27 -- excepting Sept. 29 -- simply visit the weekly topic links listed below to ask questions and get answers on a variety of subjects: the exciting Centennial Challenge, unpredictable lightning, our tempermental sun, the fascinating moon, how to land -- and drive -- on another planet and how to race a moonbuggy.

It's easy to participate in the live chats. Simply log in on any Thursday listed below from 3-4 p.m. EDT and pose your questions to a NASA scientist. Check back on this page periodically to get links and other information as it's updated throughout the six-week series.

See you in chat!

"Back to School" Live Chat Topics


Steve Roy, 256-544-0034
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.