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Astronomy Day 2010
October 13, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Todays blog post is from Cynthia Gustava, who is planning the events surrounding Astronomy Day 2010. Come down to the George Observatory this Saturday and learn all about astronomy and our amazing facility in Brazos Bend State Park The George Observatory, a satellite facility of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, will again host its […]

Webisode: A Wild Ride [Hubble 3D]
May 7, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The shuttle that NASA uses is often referred to as “The Flying Brick” because they land it without using any engine power. Because it is so difficult to both fly and land, astronauts prepare for their space flights using a replica cockpit. The simulator, which has the exact same controls as the actual space shuttle, can duplicate […]

Webisode: Space is an Open Book Exam [Hubble 3D]
April 23, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Telescope. To celebrate 20 years of amazing images and deep-space discovery, we’ve got an all-new Hubble 3D webisode! Check out the video below for a fascinating tour of the space shuttle simulator with astronaut Mike Massimino (he’s on Twitter!) Find out why NBA players would […]

Webisode: Getting Dressed [Hubble 3D]
April 16, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

As we gear up for the 20th anniversary of the Hubble Launch (April 26), this week we bring you another webisode from behind the scenes of the IMAX film Hubble 3D. In this week’s episode, astronaut Mike Massimino talks about the difficulty of getting into his space suit. It takes two people just to help him pull his pants […]



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