Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Bring Curiosity to your living room with Spacecraft 3D

| Yesterday, NASA JPL released Spacecraft 3D, an augmented reality application for the iPhone and iPad that allows you to create a 3D version of either Curiosity, the Mars rover current en-route to the Red Planet, or the GRAIL spacecraft, currently orbiting the moon. Although it may sound simple, the technology behind making the models appear […]

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Shujaat Ahmed: NASA Student Ambassador

| NASA recently accepted its fourth cohort of Student Ambassadors. These exceptional individuals engage their fellow undergraduate and graduate students in NASA science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as participate in research and immersion opportunities. They collaborate with and inspire their peers, make professional connections and represent NASA to the public. We have invited some […]

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A New World of Innovation

| The Open Government Initiative is excited to invite Syracuse University industrial and interaction design student Katy Jeremko to share about the recent design charrette that Syracuse held in advance of the International Space Apps Challenge. This interactive event offered university students an opportunity to dialogue about space data while helping to shape the proposed challenges and […]

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My Robot is Better than Your Robot

| Have you seen this amazing video about SCIENCE? Science rocks, and FIRST Robotics is just one of the many incredible programs out there inspiring the next generation with real-world STEM education. And all you awesome Robotics students out there, keep reaching for the moon. We can’t wait to see what you create. Do you know about […]

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#celebratespace: World Space Week

| What are YOU doing to celebrate World Space Week? Declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, and celebrated by hundreds of space agencies, aerospace companies, schools, planetaria, and museums, World Space Week is the largest annual space event in the world. World Space Week builds the workforce of tomorrow by inspiring students, demonstrates visible […]

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NASA Open Data Highlight: ISS Live!

| JSC’s ISSLive! project is an exceptional example of NASA’s commitment to data and mission transparency in an interactive, participatory environment. For the true space geeks and data lovers among us – I hope you are excited. “Just 150 miles above us, the International Space Station (ISS) is orbiting. (Sidenote: If you haven’t seen cool open-source projects like […]

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NASA Open Data Highlight: Voyager

| “Even in hindsight, I would not change one whit of the Voyager experience. Dreams and sweat carried it off. But most of all, its legacy makes us all Earth travelers among the stars.” Charles Kohlhase, Voyager Mission Analysis Engineer For the last 33 years, the twin Voyager spacecraft have been exploring the edges of the solar […]

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