Category Archives: Education

Saturn V built in KSP

Great Rocket Simulator, like LEGOs for big kids – Kerbal Space Program

This program is like LEGOs for the kid in all of us. If you have ever wanted to be a rocket scientist here is your chance, The program presents you…

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High School Students Build and Launch Satellite

(Source NASA) – NASA is beginning to receive confirmation 11 small cubesat research satellites, including the first developed by high school students, that were launched into space Tuesday night from…

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NASA Meatball

How to get a job at NASA – Series Part 4 – Internships

One of the best ways to get a job at NASA is to first work as an intern. There are many internships both working for NASA itself and for contractors…

Roswell New Mexico, 1939. Robert Goddard lovingly cradles one of the rocket

Space Pioneers Series – Robert Goddard

They are the dreamers, the deep-thinkers, the “what if-ers”, the folks who have peppered our history with those tiny nuggets of brilliance which, with much blood, sweat, tears, and perseverance,…

Curiosity’s First Sample Drilling

At the center of this image from NASA’s Curiosity rover is the hole in a rock called “John Klein” where the rover conducted its first sample drilling on Mars. The…

Experimental Interplanetary Internet Used to Test Robot From International Space Station

Source NASA – NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully have used an experimental version of interplanetary Internet to control an educational rover from the International Space Station. The…

Free ‘Mars Rover Landing’ Game for Xbox Live

NASA has released a new video game that celebrates the Aug. 5 landing of its rover on Mars. The “Mars Rover Landing” game is made for the Xbox 360, and uses the systems…