The Space Race was a competition between the US and the Soviet Union to be the first country to go into space.
Did you know that there is a massive Black Hole at the center of our Galaxy? Or that Pluto’s orbit is really… weird? T
In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks to us about how these things work and why we don’t need to worry about the moon colliding with us.
In this lesson students explore the concept of orbits, focusing on altitude, velocity, and distance traveled.
In this activity students will experiment with how far sound travels naturally, as compared to how far it travels with satellite amplification.
Students will explore how satellites send images from telescopes in space, which we can access on Earth via the Internet.
NASA launched TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, on April 18, 2018, continuing our search for planets outside of our solar system (aka exoplanets).
What would happen if the Earth suddenly had a second moon?
Today we travel to a future where satellites can catch criminals.
Today we travel to a future where darkness is a thing of the past.
We talk about three cutting-edge CubesSat missions, MarCO, Near-Earth Asteroid Scout, and Lunar Flashlight, and how this satellite technology evolved from university laboratories to deep space.
Sarah Parcak explains how she uses satellite imagery and data to solve one of the biggest challenges in archaeology: where to start digging.