NASA Resources

International Space Station | NASA

This page has a wealth of information related to the Space Station and many other topics. There is a collection of materials rated for use by different grade levels. This is a marvelous site and lets you reclaim tax dollars for use in your school.

Lunar Exploration

The current Lunar Exploration project is called the Artemis Program. The program is the initial phase of what is intended to become deep space exploration. This website helps explain why we are going back to the moon. Central to this program is the Orion Spacecraft whose function is to take humans further than they have ever gone before.

NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative

NASA STEM EPDC supports and drives the goals of NASA’s Office of STEM Engagement to:

  • Create unique opportunities for students and the public to contribute to NASA’s work in exploration and discovery.
  • Build a diverse future STEM workforce by engaging students in authentic learning experiences with NASA people, content, and facilities.
  • Strengthen public understanding by enabling powerful connections to NASA’s mission and work.

Guided by these STEM Engagement national goals, NASA STEM EPDC provides high quality STEM engagement and education expertise, guidance, and resources. NASA STEM EPDC works with educators at all levels including university pre-service educators, pre-service teachers, K-12 teachers, and informal educators, and engages students of all ages to introduce them to relevant STEM content through exciting NASA STEM contexts.

Using a mixed-delivery approach to engage nationwide audiences of students and teachers with unique NASA and Next Generation STEM content, NASA STEM EPDC provides a combination of virtual and face-to-face resources. NASA STEM EPDC leverages virtual learning platforms to provide authentic STEM Engagement opportunities through student and educator webinars, badges, and bilingual resources to reach the greatest number of learners. NASA STEM EPDC specialists and senior personnel also deliver learning experiences face-to-face at events, seminars, and conferences to serve large groups of students and educators.

More Space in Your Life Than You Think

Spinoff highlights NASA technologies that benefit life on Earth in the form of commercial products. NASA has profiled more than 2,000 spinoffs since 1976 – there’s more to space in your life than you think.

Some examples of spinoffs include cell phone cameras, Teflon roofs, GPS, food safety, insulation and environmental monitoring.

NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility

Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans is a world-class manufacturing facility providing vital support to NASA exploration and discovery missions. Michoud is NASA-owned and managed for the agency by the Marshall Space Flight CenterMichoud's capabilities include the manufacture and assembly of critical hardware components for exploration vehicles under development at Marshall and other NASA centers.

The contains a wealth of images and photos of various NASA endeavors and useful information for science curriculum grades K through graduate school.

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Discovery Shuttle