Latest Educator Astronaut Project Stories

2014-06-30 12:23:11

HOUSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut and educator Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger has departed the agency for other pursuits.

2012-02-15 04:08:32

More than 70 teachers had an opportunity to experience what it feels like to float in space as they participated in the Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston last week.

2011-12-05 12:54:38

An engaging new NASA program brings the excitement of space exploration to children learning to live a healthy lifestyle.

2010-06-16 07:26:25

NASA's Glenn Research Center will welcome NASA astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Naoko Yamazaki to Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, on Monday, June 21, at 2:30 pm.

2010-05-21 07:28:40

NASA Headquarters in Washington will welcome space shuttle Discovery's STS-131 astronauts for a visit Tuesday, May 25, through Thursday, May 27.

2010-04-12 09:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, N.C., on Wednesday, April 14.

2010-04-12 10:50:14

Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, NC, on Wednesday, April 14.

2010-04-07 14:34:20

Schools, colleges and universities from Maryland and Connecticut to California, Washington and Japan will be represented aboard space shuttle Discovery as it thunders into space for the STS-131 mission.

2010-04-05 11:00:00

Eighth grade students and children of the military community in California's Monterey Peninsula area will speak with astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth on Saturday, April 10.

Latest Educator Astronaut Project Reference Libraries

2010-11-17 16:06:03

Joseph Acaba is an educator, hydrogeologist, and NASA astronaut. He was born Joseph Michael Acaba on May 17, 1967 in Inglewood, California. Acaba is of Puerto Rican decent. As a child, he enjoyed reading and excelled in both science and math. In 1985, he graduated with honors from Esperanza High School in Anaheim, California. He continued his education, and in 1990, Acaba received his Bachelor's degree in Geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Two years later, he earned his...

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