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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:...

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2009-12-05 07:00:00

NASA will take its Earth science research and educational programs before a world-wide audience Dec. 7-18 during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. NASA is one of several U.S. government agencies supporting the first-ever U.S. Center, an outreach initiative housed in Copenhagen's Bella Conference Center. Organized by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Center will host more than 60 events during the conference. The center's meeting...

2009-09-14 11:28:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA invites the public to travel to Jupiter from the comfort of one of 38 Science On a Sphere theaters around the globe. Viewers will feel like they are in orbit around the largest planet in our solar system as images based on data from NASA missions are projected onto a 6-foot sphere in the center of the theater. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Called "LARGEST," the free, seven-minute presentation opens...

2009-06-16 14:39:00

GREENBELT, Md., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. invites the public to view the launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission at the Goddard Visitor Center on Thursday, June 18. Activities begin promptly at 4 p.m. EDT and include a speaker, hands-on activities for children, and light refreshments. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) LRO is one of the first steps in NASA's planned returned to the...

2009-04-14 07:47:00

GREENBELT, Md., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. invites elementary school students and their families to its Visitor Center on Sunday, April 19 from 1-3 p.m. for a special afternoon of eye-opening, hands-on activities exploring our planet's home, the universe. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) This month students will explore the Visitor Center with a solar system scavenger hunt that is designed to help...

2009-03-18 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has created a unique "spherical" movie about Earth's changing ice and snow cover as captured by NASA spacecraft. "Frozen," a 12-minute, narrated film, premieres at science centers and museums March 27. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., produced the film for the "Science on a Sphere" projection system, a fully spherical video technology developed by the...

2009-03-18 14:39:08

NASA says it has produced a unique movie about Earth's changing ice and snow cover to be shown at U.S. science centers and museums. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration says the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., produced the film for its Science on a Sphere projection system -- a fully spherical video technology. The six-foot spheres are installed in more than 30 locations around the world. The space agency said Frozen uses satellite data to investigate all parts of...

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2009-03-18 14:37:15

NASA has created a unique "spherical" movie about Earth's changing ice and snow cover as captured by NASA spacecraft. "Frozen," a 12-minute, narrated film, premieres at science centers and museums March 27. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., produced the film for the "Science on a Sphere" projection system, a fully spherical video technology developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The six-foot spheres are installed in more than 30 locations around...

2009-03-11 10:08:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. invites elementary school students and their families to its Visitor Center on Sunday, March 22 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT for a special afternoon of eye-opening, hands-on activities featuring our closest star, the Sun. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Students will discover the Sun during a series of illuminating activities. Unique beads sensitive to...

2009-02-24 09:29:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This winter the television production team at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. shrank the moon down to a six-foot globe and put it on display in their Visitor Center. They've made a new, fully spherical short film called "Return to the Moon". Designed expressly for the Science On a Sphere platform, it opens in science museums and elsewhere around the country on February 27. (Logo:...


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