Tag Archives: Youth Expo

Visiting the Astronaut Hall of Fame

Just a couple hour drive north of the Miami Science Museum is one of the most iconic places in the U.S. Space Program – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, where shuttles and rockets have been launched into space since the 1960s. … Continue reading

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Thank You Astronaut Leland Melvin!

We just had an amazing, inspiring talk with Astronaut Leland Melvin in Second Life. Almost 100 students from the Museum’s youth development programs participated. Here are a few shots from in-world… Video clips are coming soon. We truly appreciate the … Continue reading

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Avatar Meets Superman

Astronaut Leland Melvin’s avatar prepares to meet with Students in Second Life. Leland D. Melvin, NASA Associate Administrator for Education, will meet and talk with museum-mentored high school students in a computer-generated, 3-D environment created by students on the Miami … Continue reading

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Getting the Dirt on Climate Data

So how is it that we know about past climate on the Earth? Nowadays we have satellites that monitor patterns and conditions in the land, atmosphere, oceans, and polar regions. But what about before satellites? Today we learned that scientists … Continue reading

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