Showing results for: Space

res-backgrounder 

Come explore the lost constellations of North America…

Learn More

Astrophysicist Brian May (who also happens to be lead guitarist for the rock band Queen) talks about Asteroid Day (June 30), an event designed to raise awareness of the threat to Earth from asteroids. Learn more at asteroidday.org.

Learn More

A team at California University-Boulder is developing a system for space gardening with robots.

Learn More

The 5 most mysterious photographs taken on Mars - from a strange ball of light shining up from the ground to a humanoid shape that looks impossibly like Bigfoot.

Learn More

What formed the gullies that we see on the surface of Mars? Watch NASA scientists try to replicate these features using dry ice on sand dunes.

Learn More

CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary I & II Science and Technology content area on the Earth and Space (Astronomical Phenomena).

Learn More

CurioCity resources which align with Newfoundland and Labrador's Grade 12 Earth Systems 3209 Unit on the Introduction to Earth Sciences.

Learn More

How do you slow test technologies to slow down spacecraft before they land on Mars? NASA created an “outdoor wind tunnel” in the desert to test their ideas.

Learn More
res-video 
with Starting Points

How do you test a giant parachute designed to land a rover on Mars? This NASA test involved a helicopter, a one-kilometer-long rope, and a rocket sled!

Learn More