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A New Era for NASA's Space Place

Laura K. Lincoln


Two award-winning websites for kids have joined forces to further inspire a new generation of explorers.

NASA’s and have combined to provide several new Web features with interactive graphic design and easy, versatile navigation. The new site includes the extensive and rich science and technology content of the ‘old’ Space Place with over 50 NASA science missions enriched with content from These sites offer the best of NASA material for elementary school students.

The site includes over 300 separate modules available in English and Spanish. Modules are sorted into menus for Space, Earth, Sun, Solar System, People and Technology, and Parents and Teachers. Information mirrors the missions of the NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, as well as the agency’s commitment to education and public engagement.

Visitors can filter the menus on subject or type of activity (game, hands-on project, or exploration) and use the search field to produce customized menus. All pages are printer friendly.

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