Education: October 2004 Archives

31 October 2004: NASA's future explorers, The Times and Democrat

"Twenty years from now, when NASA launches its first manned mission to Mars, today's middle school students would be just the right age to make the trip. "There's a place for you at NASA" was the theme of astronaut Lee Archambault's visit to Sandhills Middle School on Wednesday."

26 October 2004: NASA duo give students glimpse into possibilities, The Advocate

"Enthralling students with tales of eating candy in midair and sleeping like a zombie, NASA's top administrator and an astronaut gave 200 Baker students Monday a reason to focus on math and science."

28 October 2004: Students set their sights high, News-Messenger

"The club was created when St. Ann's science teacher Jim Morely and Jaworski, a fourth-grade teacher, found out they received a NASA/Ohio Space Grant for which they applied in the spring. Through the grant, they were able to purchase an eight-inch reflector telescope and a 70-mm refractor telescope. Two additional telescopes were donated."

Officials activate National Security Space Institute

"Air Force Space Command officials stood up a space education and training organization here recently that they said will provide the foundation to creating a new generation of space professionals. Its courses, when coupled with the operational qualifications demanded of space professionals, will secure the U.S advantage in space, said Gen. Lance W. Lord, commander of AFSPC."

Editor's note: Perhaps NASA should do something like this to "inspire the next generation of space explorers." Perhaps they have.

22 September 2004: NASA Cooperative Agreement Notice NASA Explorer Institutes Focus Groups

"NASA Headquarters Office of Education, Informal Education Division, announces a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) to provide funding to members of the informal education community to host NASA Explorer Institutes Focus Groups."



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