Category Archives: Education

Free Copies Of “The High Frontier” To School Libraries

Attention all teachers:  Free copies of The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space by the late Princeton physicist Gerard K. O’Neill are being offered to high school and college libraries by Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) … Continue reading

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NASA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM 'INSPIRED' HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

WASHINGTON — U.S. high school students are invited to participate in NASA’s Interdisciplinary National Science Program Incorporating Research Experience, or INSPIRE, through an online learning community. INSPIRE is designed to encourage students in ninth through 12th grades to pursue careers … Continue reading

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International SunSat Design Competition

SunSat Design is an international competition intended to accelerate the design, manufacture, launch and operation of the next-generation satellites that will collect energy in space and deliver it to earth as electricity. Registration Deadline:  January 10, 1011 Design Submission Deadline:  … Continue reading

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Pete Conrad Spirit of Innovation Award Competition Begins

From Monday, March 29th through April 9th, YOU have the opportunity to vote for your favorite high school innovators! 24 of the top high school teams have been designing the future. Its not science fiction. Its where education meets innovation … Continue reading

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International Collegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition

The International Collegiate Solar Power Satellite Design Competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students across the globe. This contest puts college students in the shoes of aerospace industry engineers designing a Space-Based Solar Power Satellite which will beam … Continue reading

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Hubble Sees Suspected Asteroid Collision

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has observed a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids. Astronomers have long thought that the asteroid belt is being ground down through collisions, but such … Continue reading

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Why Space Matters

The Coalition for Space Exploration (of which NSS is a member) has released a new PSA video on how space affects our everyday lives. Historically, every dollar spent on space exploration has yielded significant returns in the form of innovations … Continue reading

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Registration Opened for the 2010 Spirit of Innovation Awards

The Conrad Foundation, a non-profit science-education and entrepreneurship advocacy organization, announced that it has opened registration for the 2010 Spirit of Innovation Awards. This competition challenges teams of high school students to create innovative products in four categories: aerospace exploration, space … Continue reading

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The Glories of Our Journey

By Veronica Ann Zabala-Aliberto It is only fitting that just before humanity celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the surface of the Moon, that a current NASA lunar mission acquires imagery dissolving many misconceptions and proving … Continue reading

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Get Continuing Education Units at the ISDC

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Attend 10 or more hours of programming at ISDC 2009 (at least 2 days) and you are eligible to apply for 1 CEU credit from our partner colleges!  Participation in the CEU process formalizes your commitment to remain … Continue reading

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