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The prime crew of the Apollo 9 space mission are seen inside an Apollo command module boilerplate during water egress training activity in the Gulf of Mexico. From foreground, are astronauts James A. McDivitt, commander; David R. Scott, command module pilot; and Russell L. Schweickart, lunar module pilot.

As we all social distance ourselves to protect against COVID-19, learn how astronauts face isolation and quarantine for the sake of science and exploration.

Categories: Astronauts

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex educator speaks about mission patches in one of the educational videos.

Looking for at-home educational activities for children? We’ve got you covered! Learn more about how you can continue to #JoinTheJourney through several online educational resources.

Students act as mission control, relaying instructions to students acting as Martian explorers in the Mars Base 1 program.

Adapting to change is one of the greatest challenges teachers and students face. Take a closer look at how astronauts train and acquire some tools that can help you survive this challenge in school and at home.

Categories: Education Programs

Astronaut Alfred M. Worden

The visitor complex remembers the life of astronaut Al Worden. Al was the command module pilot on Apollo 15 astronaut and he passed away March 18, 2020.

This 2006 image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope shows bands and a new dark spot in Uranus' atmosphere.

Test your knowledge of the first planet to be discovered since ancient times in this fun, educational quiz!

Categories: NASA History
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