Orion: The First Step into Deep Space

We joined the Challenger Learning Center St. Louis to be a part of history as Orion, NASA’s new spacecraft designed to take humans into deep space, was scheduled for its first test flight. Experts answered questions about manned and unmanned space flight, NASA’s future missions to Mars and other deep space destinations, and other space-related topics. To find a more detailed program description, program objectives, related national curriculum standards, and program learning activities, click on the Educational Material tab.

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Orion: The First Step into Deep Space

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Interact with civil rights activists and Blues musicians to explore how the power of Blues music affected, and was affected by, America’s Civil Rights movement.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am