A First for NASA March 5, 2017

How does someone train for a trip to outer space, you might ask? Well, one of Jeanette’s training exercises was to wear a spacesuit for hours, get i

Then & Now: A Space Study February 12, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last March, Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut, landed back on Earth after calling outer space home for almost a year. Why was he out there

Is Mars the Next Earth? February 12, 2017

In the 1960s, there was a “space race” that had space scientists racing to see which country would make the greatest strides in space discovery fi

Then & Now: Samsung Phones Are Hot! January 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last fall, Samsung, the company that makes the Galaxy Note 7, had to recall these smartphones because they would catch re. Twice, they

Then & Now: Flint’s Water Situation January 12, 2017

Flint Water Crisis WHAT HAPPENED: A year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan discovered that they were using and drinking water that had been contamina

Let’s Celebrate! The iPhone Turns 10 Years Old January 12, 2017

Once upon a time, not so long ago, people did not have smartphones like we see today. Gasp! This is true. In fact, the image below was one of the cool

Dinner Table Conversation: How Can You Use Technology to Make Things Easier? December 9, 2016

Can you walk into a store, grab an item, and simply walk out? No, because that’s stealing, right? But what if that’s how grocery stores worked? Am

Fake News! Read All About It? December 4, 2016

Picture this: you’re walking by the school bulletin board and pause to read all of the things pinned to it, especially the article about space! Now

From Space Age to Garbage Age? December 3, 2016

Sputnik was a tiny satellite launched by the Soviet Union (now Russia) in 1957. It was tasked to do two simple things: 1) send beeping signals from ou

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