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2012-10-16 11:21:17

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md., will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Oct. 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. Sunday Experiment is a free afternoon for children of all ages and their families to discover NASA Goddard's exciting missions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This October edition of Sunday Experiment will uncover the world of thermal coating and...

2012-05-10 06:20:12

GREENBELT, Md., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, May 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. It's a free afternoon for children of all ages and their families with a look at how NASA studies the sun and space weather with the SDO satellite. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) Sunday Experiment on May 20 will...

2012-04-05 10:20:37

GREENBELT, Md., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, April 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. It's a free afternoon for elementary-aged school children and their families with a look at how NASA explores space and studies the Earth from space using satellites and other technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This month's Sunday...

2012-02-14 08:47:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, February 19 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST. It's a free afternoon with an intriguing look inside NASA Engineering for elementary school-aged children and their families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In honor of engineering week, February's Sunday Experiment will focus on light and...

2012-01-13 15:09:00

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, January 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST. It's a free afternoon with an intriguing look inside NASA technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Students will partake in hands-on activities and learn about NASA's revolutionary technology and how it propels NASA's launches and...

2011-11-16 14:40:00

GREENBELT, Md., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, November 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST. It's a free afternoon of eye-opening, hands-on activities spotlighting NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NPP is a multi-faceted satellite that was launched on October 28,...

2011-10-04 17:11:00

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When balance teeters, movement results. This simple idea is the fuel for a new movie from NASA called LOOP. Opening Oct. 6( )around the country in spectacular Science On a Sphere theaters, LOOP explores natural forces that propel circulation patterns on Earth. In addition to the water cycle and churning atmosphere, LOOP features Earth's enigmatic yet powerful oceanic circulation system, the so-called thermohaline conveyor belt. It...

2011-09-21 14:41:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Observe the Moon Night occurs around the world on October 8, and this year, the public is invited to participate in this free event at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center on October 8, 2011 from 7 to 10 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) People around the world will celebrate the 2nd annual International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) night on October 8, 2011 by...

2011-09-12 15:47:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host this month's Sunday Experiment on Sunday, September 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. It's a free afternoon of eye-opening, hands-on activities spotlighting the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), an unmanned mission exploring the Moon's features and resources to aid in the design of future lunar outposts. (Logo:...

2010-09-14 11:03:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host a free evening event at its Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 -10 p.m. EDT to celebrate the 2010 International Observe the Moon Night and the science results returned from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission, which was built by NASA Goddard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo:...