My daughter recently exhausted her supply of coloring books, launching me into an exploration of Pinterest‘s printable coloring pages. We found countless abstract and nature coloring pages, as well as simpler designs for younger kids. I even found some space and science-themed coloring pages NASA, Dover Publications, and others have created. Being a huge space geek, however, I wanted more. Sometimes, wanting more means having to create it yourself, and that is just what I am setting out to do. [Read more…]
When you look up at the night sky, you can see stars, planets and, occasionally, the reflected glint off the International Space Station (ISS) or another satellite as it passes over your location. What you can’t see are the tens of millions of particles of space debris in orbit, including most of the nearly 16,000 objects which are 10 centimeters in diameter (baseball size) or larger. [Read more…]
SpaceUp is a fun, free-form conference about anything and everything related to space. SpaceUps are based on the widely successful “unconference” format where attendees, themselves, are the primary drivers of the content, structure and schedule of the conference.
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist, engineer, astronaut, educator, or space geek to attend, yet you will meet and gain insights from people in many of these fields at a SpaceUp conference! [Read more…]