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Kerbal Space Program: Bringing rocket science to games

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Hubble’s Top 100 images

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National Flight Academy makes learning an adventure

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How to photograph the planets

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Do your best to find these words scattered throughout this issue of RocketSTEM magazine.

With the success of the Apollo program, NASA delivered great progress in the fields of rocketry and aeronautics, as well as the fields of civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. Lesser known accomplishments are some of the many spinoffs that came from the Apollo program—partnerships created between NASA and industry to commercialize the technologies developed for …

  Four pages of activities and information from NASA exploring the upcoming role of Orion and the Space Launch System (SLS) in manned space exploration beyond low Earth orbit (LEO). These pages are available from NASA and geared toward students and educators of grades K-12.   This article appeared in the 1st issue of RocketSTEM …

Everyone at some time in their lives must have looked up at the stars in awe at the vastness of our home galaxy and the universe. This is the first step in your journey in the amazing world of astronomy. I am writing this series of articles as I found it very difficult to work …

Why the Moon is bigger closer to the horizon We don’t know. Not the writer, but the human population. That is not to say that there aren’t many theories, but we don’t know truly why. First off, you should probably know that the moon does not get any bigger physically. In fact if you use …

Host a conversation with crewmembers aboard the ISS NASA is now accepting proposals from U.S. schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, or ARISS, contact between May 1 and Nov 1, 2013. To maximize these radio contact opportunities, NASA is looking for organizations that …