Space Educators' Handbook Page of the Week


The following files are past page of the week Space Educators' Handbook selections.

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February 8, 1998: Lunar Feather Drop Page

February 15, 1998: Historic U.S. Space Stamps

February 22, 1998: Space Stations in Science Fiction

March 1, 1998: Newspaper Claims Moon Landing a Hoax!

March 8, 1998: Build Neil Armstrong's Eagle with plans found here!

March 15, 1998: Examine historic space periodicals to relive space history.

March 22, 1998: Read Jules Verne's amazing (1860s) predictions concerning landing on the Moon.

March 29, 1998: What space technology errors appear in this science fiction cover art?

April 5, 1998: Read how NASA technology assisted in investigating the Shroud of Turin.

April 12, 1998: Is this accurate with respect to the Sun's illumination of the Earth and the Moon?

April 19, 1998: Twenty-eight years ago, this past week NASA rescued the stranded Apollo 13 Mission.

April 26, 1998: Can NASA technology help a golf ball travel farther?

Movie of First Golf Shot on the Moon (179K)

May 3, 1998: Will an asteroid collide with Earth in year 2028?

May 10, 1998: Click here for a NASA Space Coloring Book on-line.

May 17, 1998: What is wrong with the comic book space station/shuttle pictures?

May 24, 1998: What famous comic strip characters traveled to the Moon?

May 31, 1998: What is a space ark in science fiction literature? What is its purpose?

June 7, 1998: Read how NASA technology helps to keep snow ski boots warm.Click here.

June 14, 1998: What was "Dyna-soar?" Candidate answers:
1) A remote investigation with satellite sensors to uncover prehistoric animal bones in Central America.
2) A novel whirling aerodynamic toy of the early 1960s.
3) None of the above.
Click here for the answer.

June 21, 1998: Compare the Apollo astronauts' Moon car to an Earth car by clicking here. Note: Play the video of the Moon car operating on the Moon before making a comparison of the two types of cars.

June 28, 1998: Sometime in the future the space station Mir will descend to Earth. Read about the descent of Skylab in 1979 by clicking here.

July 5, 1998: Read about the Johnson Space Center "carpool to the Moon" by clicking here.

July 12, 1998: Read about plans to put humans on Mars.

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