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Frequently Asked Questions

Wednesday April 27, 2005
Here are some frequently asked space and astronomy questions. If there is something which has always troubled you, look here for the question. Discover answers to all the frequently asked ... Read More

Visual Solar System Tour

Tuesday April 26, 2005
Take a Visual Solar System Tour with us. Blast off to discover information on the sun and planets in our solar system. Learn more about our galactic neighborhood, our solar ... Read More

Featured Space & Astronomy Image of the Week

Thursday April 21, 2005
It was January 27, 1967 and the crew of Apollo/Saturn 204 (more commonly known as Apollo 1 mission) were training for the first crewed Apollo flight, an Earth orbiting mission ... Read More

The Year of Albert Einstein

Wednesday April 20, 2005
It was one hundred years ago when a young Swiss patent clerk rocked the world with three very important papers. Albert Einstein was 26 at the time of his very ... Read More

Tycho Brahe at University

Tuesday April 19, 2005
On this date in 1559, Tycho Brahe began his studies at the University of Copenhagen. Tycho Brahe went on to become the "Danish Father of Modern Astronomy." Find out what else ... Read More

Free Lesson Plans in About Astronomy/Space In The Classroom

Monday April 18, 2005
Teachers, parents, and students can all benefit from these free lesson plans developed in association With NASAExplores, a NASA Education Initiative. This week, learn how "Exploring the ocean is easier ... Read More

Torino Scale for Asteroid Impacts

Thursday April 14, 2005
A couple of days ago, we talked about asteroid 2004 MN4. Recently, astronomers led by an MIT professor have revised the scale used to assess the threat of asteroids and ... Read More

Apollo 13 Has a Problem

Wednesday April 13, 2005
On this date in 1970, the crew of Apollo 13 had just finished a television broadcast explaining their mission and about life aboard the ship. After completing the broadcast, flight ... Read More

Colonel Yuri Gagarin - First Man in Space

Tuesday April 12, 2005
On this date in 1961, a 27 year old Soviet Major named Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth when his Vostok 1 circled Earth at a speed ... Read More

Asteroid MN4 Impact Danger

Monday April 11, 2005
In today's Astronomy & Space Headlines, we hear about "Science's Doomsday Team Vs. the Asteroids" which mentions the latest asteroid threat to our planet, 2004 MN4. We looked at this ... Read More

Taxing the Trekkies

Friday April 8, 2005
It's tax time. Many of us are franticly trying to understand the cryptic forms from the IRS. Let's take a moment to consider where some of your tax money is ... Read More

Relive the Space Race

Thursday April 7, 2005
The Space Race, and competition to land on the moon was a product of the Cold War. Not only was it an effort to prove technological superiority, but there was ... Read More

Win Apollo 13

Wednesday April 6, 2005
Universal has released a 2-Disc Anniversary Edition DVD set of Apollo 13. This special edition release contains two versions of the movie, both the original release and the IMAX version, ... Read More

Houston, We Have a DVD

Tuesday April 5, 2005
Universal has released a 2-Disc Anniversary Edition DVD set of Apollo 13. This special edition release contains two versions of the movie, both the original release and the IMAX version, ... Read More

Mars Rover Pictures

Saturday April 2, 2005
NASA's twin robot geologists, the Mars Exploration Rovers, launched toward Mars on June 10 and July 7, 2003, in search of answers about the history of water on Mars. They ... Read More

Apollo 11 Transcript Found

Friday April 1, 2005
These entries were all part of our April Fools Day special. Click on any of the links to find real resources on the topics indicated. A long lost transcript from the ... Read More

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