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NES Webinar Registration: NASA Rockets Guide
Rockets and Your Classroom — Jan. 26, 2011, 9 p.m. ESTReview the Rocketry activity, explore the NASA connections, share tips and tricks for implementing this lesson in the classroom, watch videos…
Take a Spin on the Centrifuge (MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot) | MIT Video
Take a Spin on the Centrifuge (MIT Engineering K-12 Video Pilot)This video uses Man-Vehicle Lab’s human centrifuge to discuss centripetal force and countermeasures for astronaut bone and…
Kerbal Space Program
Introducing Kerbal Space Program! – KSP is a game where the players create and manage their own space program. Build spacecraft, fly them, and try to help the Kerbals to fulfill their ultimat…
Build a Moon Habitat! :: NASA’s The Space Place
You can be a Moon explorer too. Practice by building your own Moon habitat. Pretend you are an astronaut working with your team mates on the Moon to build your new home. Materials you will ne…
6 talks to watch this Moon Day | TED Blog
To celebrate Moon Day, catch up on the latest in lunar exploration and space travel. The ideas worth sharing here are the first steps in the next giant leap for mankind.”
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The Best Resources For “Moon Day” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon, and apparently it is celebrated as Moon Day (that was news to me).Here are some previously-posted “The Best…” lists that are related…
Spacecraft the size of a loaf of bread may study deep space – Computerworld
Engineers at the University of Michigan are looking to use spacecraft the size of a loaf of bread to study interplanetary space faster and cheaper. Scientists at the school are building a pla…
Next Generation Canadarm to Focus on Satellite Servicing – IEEE Spectrum
Canadarm and Canadarm2. These giant robotic space-arms have been flying on the space shuttle since 1981, and the latest currently serves as Dextre’s lower body on the ISS. As always, we&#…
NASA Flaunts Design for 2020 Mars Rover – IEEE Spectrum
One of the highlights of M2020 is definitely going to be the drill and sample cache system. The idea is that the rover will take 31 different rock samples on the surface of Mars, seal them up…
New Space Engine & ‘CubeSats’ Could Help Cut Cost Of Planetary Exploration, Scientists Say
The scientists and engineers are developing a new plasma propulsion system designed for ultrasmall CubeSats. If all goes well, they say, it may be possible to launch a life-detection mission…
A Librarian’s Guide to Space Tourism – 32 Resources – OEDB.org
Today, a Virgin Galactic ticket for a seat on board SpaceShipTwo will set you back $250,000 for a suborbital flight. So far nearly 600 people have put down deposits. Alternatively, XCor is…
NASA Piggybacks SmartPhone Satellites > ENGINEERING.com
“Out of the box smartphones offer capabilities needed for satellites, including fast processors, versatile operating systems, multiple miniature sensors, high resolution cameras, GPS receiv…
Skylon Spaceplane | Interesting Engineering
project to take the Skylon spaceplane into the orbit. During most of time it would be used as a normal airplane, like taking off and landing on conventional runways, but the main difference i…
Central Florida Aerospace Academy Homepage
“The Central Florida Aerospace Academy exists to provide a meaningful and content rich education that will inspire and motivate students at all levels. Students are challenged to reach high le…
NASA Space Settlement Contest
2013 NASA Space Settlement Design Contest is intended for students in grades 6-12, although younger students may enter. Individual or teams from anywhere in the world propose a design for a space…
Prototype engine will allow travel from London to Sydney in four hours. [VIDEO]
105 @ LAX – YouTube
Endeavor at LAX
7 Minutes of Terror: Curiosity Rover’s Risky Mars Landing | Video – YouTube
NASA’s Curiosity rover is a 1-ton robot that will make an unprecedented Mars landing on Aug. 5, 2012. See how the risky maneuver will keep rover team members in suspense for 7 fateful min…
Engineering Class Descriptions
Flight Club Become a future aerospace engineer! Have fun learning, building, and experimenting with paper airplanes, helicopters, parachutes, rockets, and a wide variety of aerospace designs….
Touring Titan
The Cassini-Huygens mission was launched in 1997 to reach Saturn and explore the chemical environment of that inhospitable planet. Take a scenic tour from Earth to Saturn with the help of eng…

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