NASA: Academy of Future Space Explorers

Planets and Moons
Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system and create a lunar eclipse in this mad planetary tour! Learn how the planets stack up. Build and take home a Gravity Assisted Launcher, and experiment with gravity's effect on planets and probes!

Atmosphere and Beyond
Go on a mission to explore the atmosphere on Earth, and beyond! Travel to the end of the rainbow and make a sunset! Mix various planetary atmospheres, one molecule at a time! Discover how stars look in space and take home your own Meteorological Station!

Sun and Stars
This stellar program is your ticket to the stars! Watch star dust burn, and journey through a soapy galaxy as you investigate the life cycle of stars! Take home your own Cosmic Disk star map and flying disk!

Space Travel
Learn what it takes to be a true globetrotter! Race a balloon rocket and design your own car engine as you learn about thrust. See the principles of propulsion at work in a real rocket launch, and build your very own Space Copter to fly to the skies!

Space Technology
Discover technology designed for outer space! Steer a laser beam through a laser maze and find hidden mountains using the principles of radar technology. Take home your own Stereoscopic Viewer to explore the galaxy in 3D!

Living in Space
Live like an astronaut as you suit up for space flight! See how much you would weigh on Pluto and how old you would be if you lived on Saturn. Participate in a space mission and use your own Spacewalk Mission to test your "zero-gravity" assembly skills!