Science Outreach


3 Dec. 2013
Central Elementary School, FFSD.

Participated
at the school's
Family Science Night with members of
the St. Louis Space Frontier
(a chapter of the National Space Society).










Their first look through a telescope was an
EXIT sign.

"It's upside down and backwards!"

Maybe next time, we can show them the Moon and planets.

















Science fun for the family!

Work in progress, building a space habitat with Legos on the Moon.
























Students are visiting an asteroid on a mining expedition.





















The "Earth Brick" weighs
10 pounds.
But on Mars, and the Moon, this 10 pound brick weighs a lot less!

Students are amazed!










St. Louis Science Center, 6 Dec. 2013

Part of the Science Center's
First Friday Fun program
 



The Planetary Society has proposed a system of "laser bees" to nudge a rogue asteroid away from a collision with Earth.

If the dinosaurs had developed a space program, they would still be around today!
















In April, President Obama tasked the space community with developing a mission to capture an asteroid and bring it to a stable point near the Moon.

Mining an asteroid can provide materials needed on Earth. 





Here is an artist's illustration of an asteroid-capture spacecraft.

















This Mars map shows Gale Crater. This is where the Curiosity rover,
 of the Mars Science Lab mission, is exploring and analyzing
the Red Planet.

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