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“Explore and discover. Learn and teach. Build and share. It’s what NASA and teachers and parents do.”
Barbara Morgan – Educator Astronaut Mission Specialist STS-118

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Barbara Morgan Bio Read about Barbara Morgan's teacher background
STS-118 Mission Information Information on the STS-118 mission to the
International Space Station
Image Gallery Various images and pictures of the crew
Educators resource page NASA resources and links on the STS-118 mission for
teachers and students under the theme "Igniting the
Flame of Knowledge".
Educational Materials Activities students can perform that will mimic those the
astronauts will perform on the Space Shuttle mission.
Related Stories Educational features related to the upcoming mission
NASA education site NASA education home page
Pre-flight interview Question and answer discussion with Barbara Morgan on her
upcoming activities and goals for the mission.
NASA Fit Exlporer By completing activities modeled after the real-life physical
training of humans traveling in space, students can "train like
an astronaut." The NASA Fit Explorer project calls for students
to track their progress, learn the science behind nutritional
and physical fitness, and relate physical Earth-based needs
to the requirements of exploring in space.
NASA TV via Web Watch the mission live over the internet.
EarthKam EarthKAM is a NASA sponsored program that provides
stunning, high quality photographs of our planet taken
from the Space Shuttle and International Space Station.

 

 

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