Education

SUBARU OF AMERICA PARTNERS WITH CHALLENGER CENTER TO INSPIRE MARS GENERATION

Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization, is proud to announce a new partnership with Subaru of America focused on the development of Challenger Center’s new Mars-themed mission. Subaru has specifically invested in the creation of a professional development program for teachers, empowering them to bring STEM lessons to life […]

NASA TAPS THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, BOSTON TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE

A $912,000 NASA award will enable the Museum of Science, Boston to capture the excitement of the next generation’s moonshot — the human journey to Mars and back. “NASA is closer to sending American astronauts to Mars than at any point in our history,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden in 2015. The agency is again […]

TV PROGRAM FEATURING ASTRONAUT KJELL LINDGREN WINS MULTIPLE AWARDS

A Fairfax County Public Schools video production featuring NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren was honored with two awards this past year. The production, known as “Robinson Astronaut: Kjell Lindgren,” was recognized for excellence in TV production with a 2015 regional Emmy award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts […]

ASTRONAUT AL WORDEN PLANS RETURN TO FARNBOROUGH AS ADVOCATE FOR EDUCATION

Al Worden is on a mission. Nearly 45 years since his flight to the Moon, and more than half a century since graduating from the U.K.’s esteemed Empire Test Pilot School, the Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot will return to Farnborough this summer, in partnership with Kallman Worldwide, to promote science, technology, engineering and math […]

ZANIAC LAUNCHES MINECRAFT COURSE TO TEACH SPACE EXPLORATION

Playing Minecraft is more than just a game for students at Zaniac, a national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) enrichment franchise for K-8th graders. This month, Zaniac debuts its newest course, Minecraft Galaxy, combining the video game with space exploration. In Game-Based Learning: Minecraft Galaxy, which launches nationwide this April, students will explore space […]

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPETE IN COOK-OFF FOR ASTRONAUT RECIPE

Ten teams of high school students are competing to have their dishes selected as food for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. They’ll meet in a nationwide Culinary Challenge at 8 a.m. MDT Thursday, April 21, at Space Center Houston. The Culinary Challenge is a component of the NASA HUNCH, or High school students United […]

THE WORLD’S FIRST SPACEFLIGHT FITNESS SPECIALISTS

LAUNCH Fitness & Human Performance is pleased to announce its first class of candidates in its Spaceflight Fitness Specialist certification program. An industry first, the LAUNCH Spaceflight Fitness Specialist program is currently the only professional certification that seeks to bridge the gap between the fitness industry and the commercial spaceflight industry. The Spaceflight Fitness Specialist […]

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