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November 28 is Red Planet Day, a day to celebrate and learn more about the Red Planet , Mars. The planet is called so because it appears red in color. The date of the Unofficial holiday commemorates the day in 1964 when Mariner 4, a robotic interplanetary probe was launched by NASA and the Jet...
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Thanks to the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (with additional help from Google,) 2 million pairs of eclipse glasses were distributed free through public libraries in anticipation of this August’s solar eclipse.   More than 2,000 public libraries received a package of free glasses, plus an...
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Astronomy Clubs throughout the United States are invited to partner with NASA Space Place to bring news of specific NASA projects to their members and to help spread the excitement of space and Earth science, as well as the technology that advances the science. Astronomy Club will receive monthly...
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The Sciences and Exploration Directorate is the largest Earth and space science research organization in the world. Its scientists advance understanding of the Earth and its life-sustaining environment, the Sun, the solar system, and the wider universe beyond. The Directorate is part of Goddard...
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Astronomy exhibitions, shows and programs; Location: Chicago, IL
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Project ASTRO™ is a national program that improves the teaching of astronomy and physical science by linking professional and amateur astronomers with local educators. Each astronomer is matched with an educator in a one-on-one partnership and commits to visiting the educator’s students at least...
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Published in 2017
The Eclipse Megamovie Project gathered images of the 2017 solar eclipse from over 1,000 volunteer photographers and amateur astronomers, as well as many more members of the general public. These media assets were stitched together to create an expanded and continuous view of the total eclipse as it...
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The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and the Johnson Space Center (JSC) have a long and successful history of collaborative research and exploration activities that began with the Apollo program. The LPI and JSC have harnessed that heritage to build the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration to...
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The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation's education department at Space Center Houston is among the nation's leading science-education resources. Our programs are based on national science standards and focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to help adults and children think...
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Bring the wonder of space to your students. Explore our universe of science, technology, engineering and math activities and resources. Astronaut visits, tours of JPL, museums, speakers, Night Sky Network; Location: Pasadena, CA
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