Did you miss the September Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series presentation by Paul Schenk? A video of the lecture is now available online for viewing.
Highlights from the September 28 briefing with NASA officials discussing the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars is available online.
Find out the latest about the 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference scheduled for March 21 – 25, 2016 in The Woodlands, Texas. Keep track of important dates, check out accommodation options, and more.
Here’s a nice visualization of the dwarf planet Pluto including size, composition, distance from the Sun and the size/orbits of its moons. (Credit: Space Facts, http://space-facts.com/pluto-information-infographic/)
On the night of Sept. 27 and into the early hours of Sept. 28, the full Moon will glide through the shadow of Earth, turning the Harvest Moon a golden-red color akin to autumn leaves. Find out about this upcoming event in the short ScienceCasts video “Total Eclipse of the Harvest Moon.”
Today is the first full day of fall. The United States Naval Observatory offers an explanation of Earth’s seasons.
Check out the NASA Real Martians video gallery , a collection of short videos about the real story of humans and Mars exploration.
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.
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.