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NASA, You Were Missed! PDF Print E-mail
Written by LaurieRuberg   
Monday, 21 October 2013 08:50

Among the many news stories about the government shutdown was an interesting side story by CNN, which highlighted their list of the top nine government-funded resources they’re most happy to welcome back.  While millions of Americans were frustrated by the 16-day government shutdown, NASA Space Exploration websites, images, and social media updates were among the list of nine things CNN readers greatly missed and are glad to welcome back.  NASATalk welcomes NASA media’s return with these space exploration news stories and education opportunities.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
, Kayla Lechler, NASA Intern, and Becky Kamas, Teaching From Space Education Specialist, invite all educators to join NASA for an exciting webcast that features the new Exploration Design Challenge and opportunity to launch your students' names into space! The goal of the Exploration Design Challenge is for students to research and design ways to protect astronauts from space radiation as we travel beyond Earth orbit. Protecting astronauts from radiation on these distant travels is an important and very real problem that needs solving. NASA would like your help!

Web Cast Times: 1 to 2 PM & 4 to 5 PM (EST). Click arrow to view this DLN broadcast.
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northern lights iss 20131009  First, this photo features from the International Space Station…
Northern Lights Viewed From the International Space Station 
Astronaut Mike Hopkins, aboard the International Space Station,
shared this picture of the northern lights on Oct. 9, 2013, saying
"The pic doesn't do the northern lights justice. Covered the whole sky.
Truly amazing!" See and
Image credit: NASA
 saturn20131017 Looking Down on Saturn...
A Recent Photo Feature on NASA Image of the Day
Above Saturn 
This mosaic image obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft...awesome!
See and
Image credit: NASA
 Fitchburg-MA Announcing the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP)
Don't delay in helping student teams from your school participate
in this one-of-a-kind program.
Image credit: SSEP
 GRAV Tombstone 205x305 1 NASA technology and space exploration are featured in the new Hollywood movie,
Gravity 3D
A NASATalk review of the movie recommends...
Image credit: Warner Bros. IMAX 3D
Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:28