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  • Don Pettit Goes to Antarctica

    2006April 6, 2011

    Astronaut Don Pettit has just landed in the meteorite-rich ice fields of Antarctica where he plans to launch a series of edgy and entertaining science experiments to be shared with the general public.

  • A New Look for the New Year

    2001April 6, 2011

    The Science@NASA home page has a new look and we're pleased to offer a host of new services as well, including Spanish-language science stories ... and more!

  • Tireless Science Communication Pays Off

    2001April 6, 2011

    Last night, the Science@NASA family of web sites received the 2000 Pirelli INTERNETional, a prestigious international award for science communications.

  • Starshine, Too

    2001Sept. 20, 2011

    On Sunday, Dec. 16th, shuttle Astronautsdeployed the eye-catching Starshine 2 satellite. Now there are two "disco balls in space" for students to track and study.

  • Cutting Edge Physicsfor Us All

    2005April 6, 2011

    In April, people from all walks of life are invited to join top scientists at a unique conference to discuss the mysteries of modern physics.

  • Floating Back to School

    2005April 6, 2011

    High school students and teachers are going to get a taste of astronaut training this fall. Would you like to join them?

  • NASA on your iPod

    2005April 6, 2011

    Using an iPod or any portable MP3 player, you can now explore the Universe while driving, jogging, waiting in line ... just about anywhere. It's easy: tune in to the Science@NASA podcast.

  • How is a Rocket like a Guitar?

    2005April 6, 2011

    Guitars and rockets have a lot in common, but what's good for a musician might spell trouble for an astronaut.

  • Brain Bites

    2005April 6, 2011

    How do you go to the bathroom in space? Amusing one-minute videos from NASA answer some of the questions about space you were afraid to ask.

  • A Rare Meeting of Planets and Spaceships

    2010April 6, 2011

    Something special is happening this weekend. Venus and the Moon are gathering for a sunset conjunction on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16. On the same nights, the ISS is going to be flying over many US towns and cities. And if Atlantis launches on schedule--wow! People could witness a very rare meeting of the shuttle, station, Venus and the Moon. Details and observing tips may be found in today's story from Science@NASA.