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  • American, Russian teachers learn how to teach students to measure the GLOBE

    1998April 6, 2011

    a team of American and Russian teachers has completed a week of training in Russia With a Russia-based Peace Corps volunteer to extend the reach of scientists who need air, water, and soil measurements from around the world.

  • Beam it Down, Scotty!

    2001April 6, 2011

    Solar Powercollected in space and beamed to Earth could be an environmentally friendly solution to our planet's growing energy problems.

  • The Edge of Sunshine

    2002April 6, 2011

    Solar energy is an abundant source of power for spacecraft navigating the inner solar system. But how far away from our star can photovoltaics work?