Khan Academy Math, Science and Partner Content

The Khan Academy, a not-for-profit organization providing free world-class education online for anyone anywhere, offers math and science content including physics, cosmology and astronomy. The Khan Academy has also partnered with NASA, the Exploratorium and the California Academy of Sciences among others to bring additional content to students, parents and teachers.

Oral History of the Lunar Receiving Laboratory Online

JSC veterans Gary McCollum and Don Bogard share their memories of the development, construction, and operation of the Lunar Receiving Lab. The NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project Edited Oral History Transcript of the interview held on June 18, 2012, is available online.

The document Lunar Receiving Laboratory Project History (NASA/CR–2004–208938) by Susan Mangus and William Larsen provides additional information and details about the lab’s origins and history.


Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication


The new book in the NASA History Series, Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication edited by Douglas Vakoch, is available to read online. The contributors to this collection raise questions that may have been overlooked by physical scientists about the ease of establishing meaningful communication with an extraterrestrial intelligence. The free download is available online in a variety of formats.