You will love these events:

  • the Wright Brothers,
  • the seasonal MERRY MATH and ASTROCLAUS,
  • the international space station!

Mark your calendar and join the fun.

The Centennial of Flight -A Celebration of Flight:

The Wright brothers were the first to achieve manned powered flight
in December 1903. As we approach 2003, we begin to celebrate that
we’ve been able to fly for almost 100 years!

  • Have you ever thought about what life would be like without
    airplanes? Lets here from the kids what questions they have and how
    the NASA experts reply! Join the forum. December 3 – 10

  • Did you know that before NASA there was National Advisory Committee
    for Aviation? Orville Wright was a member of that committee. Students
    can explore this history with Jack Boyd. Tuesday, December 4,
    10-11:00 AM Pacific, 1-2:00 PM Eastern

  • Students will be able to chat with Orville and Wilbur again.
    Wednesday, December 5, 10:00 -11:00 AM Pacific, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern

  • Orville and Wilbur Wright played with kites. Join a chat with Tom
    Benson an aeronautical engineer at the NASA Glenn Research Center to
    learn about the aeronautics of kites. Thursday, December 6, 10:00
    -11:00 AM Pacific, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern

  • Distinguished African American aviators have made important
    contributions to the history of flight. A webcast with Lt. Col.
    Jefferson of the Tuskegee airmen will give students an opportunity to
    learn more about this. Wednesday, December 12, 10:00 -11:00 AM
    Pacific, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern

  • Been wondering what else will be happening to celebrate the
    Centennial of Flight? Join us for a webcast from NASA Headquarters,
    as Debbie Gallaway will speak about the Centennial of Flight
    Commission and her personal experience flying the Wright brothers’
    1901 glider. Thursday, December 13, 10:00-10:45 AM Pacific, 1:00-1:45
    PM Eastern

    “Merry Math”
    Astroclaus and Dr. Joy are back by popular demand. Join these space
    travel experts as they unravel mathematical ideas about space flight
    – in a shuttle or a sleigh. Friday, December 14, 10-11:00 AM Pacific,
    1-2:00 PM Eastern

    ISS – A Home in Microgravity: Station News Network (SNN) Presents:
    Station Updates – The News Program just for Students about the
    International Space Station. Tuesday, December 18, 11 AM-12 Noon
    Pacific, 2-3:00 PM Eastern