Seminars offered by Professors Trotti and Newman
Living in Space and Sea: Contact with Astronauts and Sailors
- Parallels between extreme environments: isolation, self-sufficiency
- Environment, Food, Life Support

Exploration of Space and Future Contact
- Definition of Life, Intelligent Life, Reasons for Exploration
- Math, Science, and Technology research demonstrations

Live video conferences with NASA astronauts & scientists
Astronauts: Buzz Aldrin, Cady Coleman, Mike Massimino, Paulo Nespoli (ESA)
Mars Engineers and Scientists: Dave Lavery, JPL scientists & engineers

Real-time space mission data brought into the classroom
(Mars Odyssey, Mars Surveyor, and the International Space Station)
Mars Odyssey 2001:

To view a great Flash movie Journey to Mars, click on the picture on the right. It may take a while to download (3595k):


Live robotic and teleoperation workshops from the sailing vessel Galatea
Red rover robots in action - Images and Photos Coming Soon!
Lego Mindstorms™ Red Rover Robots simulate current Martian Missions
Assemble and Operate, Teleoperate between schools, Team Design


Professor Dava Newman's MIT courses:
Interactive Aerospace Engineering and Design with CD-ROM, Dava Newman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ISBN: 0-07-235124-1, McGraw Hill © 2002.

Undergraduate Aerospace Design Course:

Space Biomedical Engineering & Life Support Graduate Course:

Space InfoQuest: The Space Life Science Game

This interactive learning tool provides space trivia answers and questions like a famous TV game show. This game is provided by NASA and the Outreach Space Life Sciences. Click on the picture on the right to play the game! It may take a while to download (6911k).


NASA Quest
NASA Quest allows the public to share the excitement of NASA's authentic scientific and
engineering pursuits. The following video programs are part of the Lift Off to Learning series. Click on the Video names to view them using Real Player.

From Under Sea To Outer Space

Geography From Space
Download the Synopsis of this movie (pdf)

Toys in Space 2

Voyage of the Endeavour- then and now

Let's Talk Robotics

Living in Space

Go for EVA!

All Systems Go!

Geology is a science that deals with the history of the earth and its life, especially as recorded in rocks. This area features NASA's studies of the earth's crust and global change. Also included are links to studies of the crust, rocks, and strata of moons and other planets. Click on the Earth to the right to learn more!


Planetary Geology
This educator's guide features exercises grouped into five units:

1) introduction to geologic processes
2) impact cratering activities
3) planetary atmosphere
4) planetary surfaces
5) geologic mapping.

Click on the image to the right to learn more!


Solar System Simulator
produced by JPL
Click on the image to the right to visit the solar system simulator, a NASA/JPL/Caltech spyglass on the cosmos. Select from the options to have the simulator create a color image of your favorite planet or satellite!

Artwork of the solar system composed for JPL/NASA missions.


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