Tag Archives: Space Exploration

Help Name the New Mars Rover!

While the current Mars rover, Opportunity, has wound down, NASA plans to dispatch another rover to Mars, and they’re looking for help with a name for this rover! Kids from K-12 can submit an essay with their suggestion for what the … Continue reading

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NASA Kids’ Club

If you’ve got younger kids who are interested in space, check out the NASA Kids’ Club! It’s full of games and information about space and NASA, geared towards kids in the primary grades (up to American 4th grade). The activities … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Potential for Hosting Life on Another Planet

Researchers have found that a planet orbiting Barnard’s Star might be able to host life. Barnard’s Star is roughly 6 light years away from Earth, and the planet orbiting it is roughly 3.2 times larger than Earth. And the average … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: NASA Space Photos

Did you know that you can find a wide variety of photographs of space thanks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology? These include photographs like this one, which is an infrared view of the Messier … Continue reading

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Space Camp for Adults?

Did you have dreams of being an astronaut that never came true? Did you want to go to Space Camp, but that wasn’t in the cards? Did you know that it’s not too late for the latter, even if you’re … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day on the Ziggurat

An essay by Elize Pentra, as provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Luke Spooner Day 5 – Gyunsoth – Olli/Ka/1678 Hey. It’s me. I’m writing to you in this journal I found on the ship. I missed talking to you, … Continue reading

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