NASA

Changing Your Life...

What if you changed the way you live now? What would you do? Would the change be drastic - like taking advice from a popularity guide written in the 1950s,  not using a mirror for a year, or adding bugs to your diet? Maybe you would do something less extreme. Ever wonder what would happen if you took the SAT now? What score would you get as an adult?

International Space Station Makes A Stop @ North Channel

International space stationDid you know that the International Space Station is about the size of a football field?  Learn this and more by checking out our temporary exhibit on the International Space Station, courtesy of NASA.  We will be hosting this exhibit until Thursday, October 30th.  Kids and teens will also ha

NASA Program for Children

ISPNASA will be hosting a children's program about the International Space Station on Saturday, September 27 from 2:00 - 3:00.

 

Fizz Boom Bye!

We sure had a great time exploring the world of science this summer with reading programs for all ages...with over 1500 participants at the North Channel Branch!  Stay tuned though-the fun is not over yet.  In October there will be an exciting exhibit featuring a model of the International Space Station as well as kids and teen programming coming from NASA/Johnson Space Center!

It's our Turn!

 

Until August 8th, it's LSC-Tomball Community Library's turn to host NASA's exhibit of the International Space Station touring Harris County Public Library this fall.

NASA presents children's program July 31st at 3 PM

NASA will be here on Thursday, July 31st at 3:00 pm to talk about living and working on the International Space Station. Learn about what astronauts do for fun, how they sleep and eat while in space.  There will be a craft for kids. Meets in L-129 of the LSC-Tomball Community Library. Please call the children's department at 832-559-4235 for more information.

 

The International Space Station Display @ HCPL

NASA's International Space Station Exhibit Orbits Around HCPL! The NASA display can currently (June 13 - June 27) be found at the Atascocita Branch Library.  To expand your learning experience, have have included a few book suggestions, as well as, a resource list that I think you will find interesting. Enjoy! 

Credit: NASA

 

NASA's International Space Station Exhibit Orbits Around HCPL

ISS over earthWhat weighs one million pounds, is the size of a football field, zips along at a mind boggling 17,500 miles per hour about 330 miles above our heads and took the cooperative effort of fifteen nations to build?

What's Next?

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OK, so we don't have the space shuttle anymore.  We don't know when we're going back to the moon.  What's next for NASA and Space City Houston?  Well, a lot apparently.

Join us at the Maud Marks Library on Saturday, October 15 at 1 PM as we explore what is beyond the final frontier in space!  Robert Jon Scheid, will here to discuss what is coming in the future for NASA and the Johnson Space Center.  We don't want to miss this all important discussion about the future of our great city.

Apollo 11 Anniversary

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Were you watching it live as the images were beamed back to Earth on July 20, 1969? Maybe you have never seen the original broadcast.  If you would like to see it again, or for the first time, you can now view NASA’s restored clips of the transmission online.  

If you're curious to know more about the Apollo 11 mission, check out these titles from the HCPL catalog:

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