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NASA Announces Next Opportunity for CubeSat Space Missions

Photo Credit: NASA

NASA is now accepting proposals for the CubeSat Launch Initiative. Proposals must be submitted electronically by 4:30 p.m. EST Nov. 26.

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A Most 'Egg-cellent' Competition: Space Florida and Kennedy Space Center Host 'Egg Drop'

Third graders from Lithia Springs Elementary show off their “Lithia Lynx Lander” at the Planetary Lander Egg Drop. Photo credit: Emily Carney/AmericaSpace.

DOVER, Fla — While it has been said, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” and “Don’t count your chickens before they hatch,” 233 Florida students opted to not take that advice [...]

Challenger Learning Centers: Opening Young Minds to Wonders of Space

Shuttle Challenger Crew. (Back row) Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Gregory Jarvis, Judy Resnick (Front row) Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Ron McNair. Photo Credit: NASA

“Inspiring Kids.  Inspire people to dream and achieve. Explore beyond the known and familiar. Learn as we go and help others to learn with us.” Such is the mission of [...]

STEM Conference and Expo Held in Baltimore

Middle school students participate in wing ring glider design. Photo Credit: Kerri Phillips

The second annual STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Conference and Expo (STEMcx) was held at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland on March 3rd. Over 400 middle and high school students from around the area attended [...]

NASA Releases Sector 33 Air Traffic Control Educational Game App

NASA has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices. The Sector 33 application is designed to challenge students and engage them in activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  Screen Grab Credit:  Apple.com

NASA has released a new educational game with an air traffic control theme for Apple iPhone and iPad devices. The Sector 33 application is designed to challenge students and engage them in activities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Screen Grab Credit: Apple.com

WASHINGTON — NASA has released a new educational game with [...]