There's lots of great science going on on the International Space Station, involving not only professional scientists but tens of thousands of students who have participated in the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. And now there's another way for kids, parents, and teachers to be a part of the human adventure of space exploration: Story Time From Space.
The true heroes wore the blazing orange colors of the Bulldogs, the camouflage green of the Stings and the royal blue of the Falcons to name a few. These were the athletes of the 2014 Special Olympics.
If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!
Wow, where did the past year go? It's once again time to dust off your space helmets and dancing shoes and get ready to celebrate the anniversary of t...
I was recently asked to recommend a space program for a "greatest achievement" award in the area of aeronautics or astronautics. How could you not go with Voyager? I mean, for the first time in the roughly 2 million-year-old human species, something we have conceived of and created has traveled beyond our solar system.
Any event involving multiple astronauts is a "must-attend" for a self-defined space geek like me.
What better way to start an album such as this then with the voice of President Dwight Eisenhower honoring the seven men who were selected for the very first NASA project Mercury?
3D printed food belongs in space. Not in the kitchen. There, I said it. The guy who brought edible menus, handheld ovens and a robotic laser to the d...
Events of March 31, 2014 One of the exciting things about living in the Boston area is that the high number of colleges and universities means I'm al...
The current troubles with Crimea, and the souring of the relations between the United States and Russia, has led to a series of actions by NATO countries sure to drive Russia's political reactions to ever more troubling extremes. Could the International Space Station become another casualty?
Schoolchildren can describe space as "three-dimensional," but what is it? This simple question seems to be the very last holdout for completing a deep understanding of the physical world.
The United States should counter aggression in space asymmetrically, by using their comparative advantages in two key sectors. This combination would increase deterrence effectiveness by removing perpetrator ambiguity while increasing the freedom of action for the US in outer space.
Last year, carbon dioxide briefly passed the 400 parts per million milestone. Now, says Ralph Keeling of the Scripps Institution for Oceanography, we'...
While NASA's administration has stated that the deterioration of U.S.-Russian relations has not endangered the U.S. mission at the International Space Station, it is clear that the reliance on Russia as a manned space flight partner has serious risks attached to it.
People tend to get hung up on a small detail of this seriously cool mission. Here's the catch: it's a one way trip.
If you shop or make your bank transactions online, use your GPS to find where you are going, check the weather on your cell phone, then you are using these satellites.