Introduce students to the wonders of space, from the basics of our solar system to the pioneers and technological achievements of space exploration.
Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?
Experts and other interested parties meditate on current efforts to send a manned spacecraft to Mars.
What is an Eclipse?
The movement of celestial bodies are responsible for the lunar and solar eclipses we witness.
Should We Terraform Mars?
Paul Scott Anderson
Paul Scott Anderson discusses whether or not humans should attempt to alter Mars to be habitable for humans.
What Is a Black Hole?
This NASA article describes the nature of black holes.
Who Is Katherine Johnson?
Katherine Johnson is an African American physicist and mathematician who worked on space missions during the early days of NASA.
What is an Orbit?
Orbits help us understand many of the regular and repeated movements of objects in space.
What is Mars?
For decades, scientists have been researching the environment and history of Mars through spacecraft sent to explore the planet.
The Women of Hidden Figures
Jessica McBirney describes the life and accomplishments of three African American women who worked for NASA during the Space Race.
What Is a Rocket?
Rockets are important tools that allow scientists and astronauts to explore space.
What Is Earth?
Earth’s makeup and movements affect life on the planet.
What Are Clouds?
Clouds on our planet have an important impact on the weather and provide valuable information to scientists.
What Is A Supernova?
Supernovas, or the explosion of stars, are helping scientists better understand the universe.
What Is Dark Matter?
The invisible matter called “dark matter” continues to be one of the mysteries of the universe.
Barbara Radner describes how astronauts take food into space.
Learning about the Solar System
Barbara Radner discusses what scientists know about our solar system.
What is Antarctica?
NASA explores one of Earth’s icy continents, Antarctica.
What Is the International Space Station?
The International Space Station is a spacecraft that allows for humans to live in space.
Voyage to Pluto
Ken Croswell, Ph.D
Ken Croswell discusses the New Horizons spacecraft's voyage to Pluto.
When Stars Explode
Ken Croswell, Ph.D
Ken Croswell discusses what happens when stars explode.