Welcome to the very first issue of RocketSTEM magazine. Our nonprofit is publishing the magazine to promote space exploration and STEM education efforts. Each issue will be available to read online for free.

Among the featured items in the January 2013 premier issue are:

  • One-on-one conversations with Moonwalkers Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt.
  • The story behind Apollo 17, the last manned mission to the Moon.
  • Even after 35 years, the twin Voyager spacecraft are still making new discoveries.
  • An interview with Flight Director Emily Nelson as we look inside NASA’s Mission Control Center.
  • The Curiosity rover begins a lifetime of discovery on the Martian surface.
  • Joys of participating in a NASA Social event.
  • Spotlight on the National Naval Aviation Museum.
  • Sixty-eight pages of pure content. No advertising.

All that – and more – in this inaugural issue of RocketSTEM magazine.

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Table of Contents

Never ending journey: Voyager spacecraft still making discovery near boundary of solar system

Space News Briefs – January 2013

Salute to the Pioneers of Space

Gene Cernan: A conversation with the last men on the Moon

Harrison Schmitt: A conversation with the last men on the Moon

Apollo 17: Final voyage to the Moon

NASA Spinoffs from Apollo

Julian Leek has an eagle’s eye view of Space Coast

Emily Nelson working to keep astronauts safe aboard the ISS

NASA developing SLS rocket to take us beyond LEO again

Orion advancing toward 2014 test flight

Let’s explore with Orion activity pages

Astronomy: Guide to stargazing for students

Why the Moon is bigger closer to the horizon + Moon facts

MSL Curiosity rover keeping busy on Mars

Getting Social with NASA at MSL Landing

Hubble image of Carina Nebula, NGC 3372

Teach Briefs – January 2013

The sky is not the limit at the National Naval Aviation Museum

RocketSTEM • January 2013 • Vol. 1 No. 1 Issue 1 (ISSN: 2326-0661)  © 2013 All Rights Reserved

We hope you will continue to be inquisitive about this universe we all inhabit. Educators and students may reuse the magazine’s material in their classrooms, however, no commercial use or other reproduction is allowed.

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