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Article of the Month: June 2015
No Surprise! Earth’s Strongest Gravity Lies Atop The Highest Mountains
A combination of instruments aboard NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites, including the SuperSTAR accelerometer, the K-band ranging system and the onboard GPS receiver, have enabled the construction of the most accurate map of Earth's gravitational field ever: to accelerations of nanometers per second squared.
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The Space Place Experiment Center—Students can conduct real life science experiments and learn how the world works.
Stained Glass Earth—For Earth Day, create your own full view of our planet as if it were seen from space—something that was not achieved until the 20th century.
Build Your Own Satellite—Design the latest and greatest satellite, complete with communication device, power source, orientation finder, and science instruments.