I am beginning a series of highlighting the great NASA Educational STEM activities that are available on the internet. This is a follow on activity to the International Observe the Moon Night on Sept 26th of 2020. Here is a link to the NASA Education Resource where you can find out even more: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/activity/make-a-crater HereContinue reading “NASA Moon Craters Activity”
Pictures from the live views of the moon on Sept 26th, 2020 Observe the Moon Night.
This post is to give answers to all the questions posted in the chat window at the July 25th 11AM Question and Answer session with the Plano Public Library: Question: How many years has Les Murry been working for NASA?Answer: While I would LOVE to work for NASA, I do not work for NASA andContinue reading “Plano Public Library Questions Answered”
I made this quick video about soldering and desoldering basics.
My name is Les Murray, a NASA Solar System Ambassador, and on Jul 25th at 11:00 AM, I will be giving an online presentation that will be answering questions you send in about NASA, Space and the Sky. <meeting link is forthcoming> The NASA Solar System Ambassador program recruits and trains motivated volunteers to spreadContinue reading “Plano Public Library NASA Q&A Session”
The SpaceX Crew Dragon will be launching from Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday 5/27. This will be the first time in a decade that Astronauts have launched on American Rockets from US soil! You can find out more information on this launch here. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will fly on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifting offContinue reading “Crew Dragon Launches Wednesday”
Want to Send a Postcard to Space? Blue Origin is a company building a whole new series of Rockets for going to space, and landers for the moon. Blue Origin has been awarded the primary contract to build the next lunar lander for NASA. Blue Origin is also building two new rockets, the New ShepherdContinue reading “Send a Postcard to Space”
NASA is Blending Art and Science. NASA is putting the Art in Artemis. Looking for something to do while in lockdown? Want to learn a new skill? You can learn how to draw the Orion Capsule which is the new crew capsule that is going to the moon as a part of Artemis. You canContinue reading “How to Draw Orion”