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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Free Video Resources

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory offers a variety of videos about the earth, solar system, stars and galaxies, and technology. Video titles include A Tresure Trove of Planets Found, Enceladus: Mystery of the Icy Moon, Spacecraft Power, Crazy Engineering: Flying Solar to Jupiter, and many more. Videos are available for streaming or downloading.
USC Astronautics and Space Technology Program: From Humble Beginning to New Academic Unit

This paper, from Mike Gruntman, Daniel A. Erwin, and Joseph A. Kune, of the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California covers the school's The Astronautics and Space Technology Division, which offers today a full set of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in astronautical engineering. The program, which "focuses on the needs of the space industry and government...
Brevard Community College - Aerospace Program Technology Curriculum Resource Packet

This resource packet was developed by a partnership between the SpaceTEC National Center of Excellence, Brevard Community College, and the NASA Education Office at the Kennedy Space Center. The easy-to-use booklet provides listings of all the necessary materials and step-by-step instructions on how to conduct the experiments in a classroom or laboratory environment. The experiments range from ones...
Championing The Aerospace Technical Workforce of the Future

The focus of this presentation is the nation's aerospace technician workforce and the transformation needed to meet the aerospace industry's requirements for the global aerospace marketplace of the 21st century.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Robotics Website

This website, from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, describes the activities of the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section, as well as related robotics efforts around the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Flight projects, applications, and research tasks of the section are all detailed. There are also sections that provide more information, links, and image galleries.
Diagram of the Apollo 15 & 16 Gamma-ray Detector

This is a diagram of the Apollo 15 & 16 Gamma-ray Detector from the NASA website. Primarily intended to study the Moon's radioactivity, the detector made measurements of the cosmic gamma-ray background during its trip. Measurements are in millimeters.
Introduction to the Aerospace Workplace

This interactive lesson from SpaceTEC's National Aerospace Technical Education Center presents an overview of the aerospace workplace. It includes videos discussing topics in the aerospace field including the history of rockets and space pioneers, the principles of rocketry and orbital dynamics, living and working in space, understanding the aerospace workplace, practices of professional...
NASA's Education Website

This site from NASA features educational materials on astronomy and space sciences. Educational news, research, and announcements are featured on the homepage. Teaching materials for educators teaching in levels K-12 and higher are available on the site, and include lesson plans, links, and podcasts.
The HubbleSite

The HubbleSite includes news, lessons, activities, and multimedia on the hubble telescope and the work performed by it and its team of scientists. The site includes a large archive of images taken by the telescope, general astronomy materials for the classroom, and the latest news on the project.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Handbook

This document, from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is one of three handbooks for individuals preparing for mechanic certification with airframe or power plant ratings, or both. This particular volume contains information on mathematics, aircraft drawings, weight and balance, aircraft materials, processes and tools, physics, electricity, inspection, ground operations, and FAA regulations...
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