Space and Flight

Basics of Flight
  • America by Air - National Air and Space Museum - Enjoy a virtual flight across America during different parts of the twentieth century.
  • Aviation Careers - Young Eagles - Find out about careers in the airline industry, including becoming a pilot and aircraft manufacturing.
  • Young Eagles - The EAA Young Eagles program gives interested young people, ages 8 - 17, an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane.
History of FlightNASA
  • Amazing Space - Learn about the Hubble Telescope and see some really awesome pictures.
  • Apollo 11: Walking On the Moon - Find out what it took to put a man on the Moon. (Flash required)
  • Astronaut Photography - Observing Earth's Systems from Space - Photos from these real-time observations from astronaut photography from the International Space Station.
  • Basics of Space Flights - Training module that pertains to space flight operations activities.
  • Black Holes - Learn about black holes and how they are created.
  • HubbleSite - Explore Astronomy - Check out Hubble podcasts, take a quiz and see the universe through the lens of the Hubble telescope. (Flash required)
  • International Space Station -Explore the space station that orbits the earth and find out about its science laboratory.
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory for Students - Learn about our Earth, the solar system, and our universe through slideshows and games.
  • Living in Space - Check out what astronauts eat, what they wear, how they sleep, and other details when living in space.
  • Living on the Moon - Learn about the LRO mission and how it is studying whether people can live on the moon. 
  • Meteor Showers - What causes meteor showers? Find out here.
  • Mission: Science - Engage in NASA Science and find educational resources created by NASA and its partners.
  • NASA's Interactive Features - Download images, podcasts, and video clips.
  • NASA's for Students (Grades 5-8) - Learn about the latest student features and  news happening at NASA!
  • Night Sky Network - A nationwide group of amateur astronomy clubs bringing the science, technology, and inspiration of NASA's missions to you.
  • Sky Watch 2.0 - Want to know when a spacecraft will be flying over your city? Find out here.
  • Space Communications Tool - Watch this video to learn what kind of communications tool a NASA engineer would design for Star Wars.
  • Space Place - NASA brings you an exciting way to look at our Sun and Earth, our solar system and the universe beyond.
  • Spaceship Design - What kind of spaceship would you design for Star Wars? 
  • Stars and Galaxies - Find out about current space missions and the new world atlas.
  • Women of NASA - Read about NASA careers in space and what these women do on a normal workday.
  • Dynamic Earth - An interactive and engaging site to teach about science of the earth.
  • Meteorites: Messengers From Outer Space – Meteorites aren’t just fascinating space rocks that fall from the sky; researchers study them to better understand the evolution of our solar system.
  • NOAA Photo Library - View thousands of weather and space images of our world on land and underwater.
  • Science Behind the News - Uses news and current events to explore science and the larger issues it raises.
  • Science Facts - Get the answers to life's most interesting questions through scientific inquiry; it will introduces you to the Library of Congress' collections in science and technology.
Page last updated: Mar 6th, 2017