Monthly Archives: September 2015

Nomination Deadline for Sally Ride Excellence in Education Award

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The American Astronautical Society has established the Sally Ride Excellence in Education Award to recognize an outstanding educator in either a) the delivery of space education or b) the use of space in STEM education. Both K-12 educators and college/graduate-level educators can be nominated. The deadline for 2015 nominations is October 31.

Emblems of Exploration: Logos of the NACA and NASA

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Over the course of their histories, the NACA and NASA have developed a wide variety of emblems representing each agency’s illustrious exploration of aerospace missions. The NASA History Program Office publication Emblems of Exploration: Logos of the NACA and NASA, available online, concentrates on the rich and interesting history of the conception and implementation of the world-famous NACA and NASA seals and insignias that have been displayed for decades on aeronautics and space research vehicles and facilities, as well as those proudly worn by flight research pilots, astronauts, and the dedicated employees of these two world-class organizations.