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Published in 2016
In 2015, humanity's best images of Pluto were a few fuzzy pixels wide. Pluto was obscured by its vast distance and diminutive size. But no longer. On July 14, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zipped past Pluto and its moons, scanning the dwarf planet in unprecedented detail. Using data from that...
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Over 12-000 previously unreleased pictures from the NASA Apollo Missions, including pictures of the moon, the earth, the moon's surface, and the astronauts that were on the missions. Flickr photostreams and albums.
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NASA’s Universe of Learning makes the cosmos accessible to learners of all ages through a variety of technologies and platforms. The inclusion of emerging technologies allows for the most interactive and immersive experiences available, which allows for learners to make a personal connection to...
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Published in 2017
NASA and the Challenger Learning Centers present Christa's Lost Lessons. Christa McAuliffe was chosen to be the first teacher in space. Due to the tragic space shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, she did not film the science lessons in space as planned. Educators-turned-astronauts, Joe Acaba and...
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Shooting star party, anyone? Use this article from NASA's Space Place as a starting point to teach elementary and middle level students about meteors ad meteor showers. In simple, straightforward language, the article explains what these space rocks are, how they form, and the best times of the year...
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Published in 2018
So you want to go to Mars? The International Space Station (ISS) is helping us get there. This short 1.18 minute video highlights several ways the ISS is helping NASA extend human presence into deep space.
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"The Beginner's Guide to Rockets (BGR) was created as web-based """"textbooks."""" The creation of this web site is a research project to explore the use of the personal computer and the Internet to present educational materials to students, teachers, and lifelong learners in a more interactive way...
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NASA Wavelength is your pathway into a digital collection of Earth and space science resources for educators of all levels -- from elementary to college, to out-of-school programs. These resources, developed through funding of the NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD), have undergone a peer-review...
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"These """"Teacher Toolkits"""" focus on research and activities related to the space station. Each month will feature a research theme or other topic related to the space station. Use lesson plans, videos, and related resources to bring the International Space Station into your classroom. More...
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