NASA

Meet Representative John E. Davis & "How To Do Business with NASA" Workshop

Meet and greet Representative John E. Davis along with SCORE Representatives on Saturday, July 26 starting at 10 am in the Community Room.  

NASA has come to Kingwood!

The International Space Station is orbiting around HCPL, and it is currently in Kingwood! Stop by the second floor to check out a scale model display of the ISS, courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA representatives will also be at the library this Monday, June 30th only! They'll discuss what it's like to live and work on the International Space Station.

Teens & Tweens: Sign Up for Out of This World Fun With NASA Live!

Calling all Teens and Tweens! Sign up today for NASA Live! Join us on Wednesday, June 25th at 3pm to learn about life on the International Space Station presented by NASA. Registration is suggested since, unlike the universe, space is limited. 

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?

NASA at the Aldine Library!

Hey everyone! The Summer Reading Program is now underway. We have some exciting programs scheduled. On Monday, June 9th from 1-3 PM, the folks from NASA will be at the Aldine Library to talk to tweens and teens about life on a space station. Come see if you have the right stuff to be an astronaut! On Wednesday, June 9th at 3 PM, NASA will return to speak with children about life in space. Join us for these exciting events! Also, while you are here at the library, stop by and take a look at the model of the International Space Station on loan to us from NASA.

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.

Space Images Unveiled - LIFE Workshop

satellite image Don't miss the Nov. 11 unveiling of two mural-sized prints of the Galactic Center of the Milky Way Galaxy at Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library as part of the 2009 Great Observatories the International Year of Astronomy (IYA).

Join Rob Coyle, history professor and former NASA employee, for "Space Images Unveiled", Professor Coyle will share insights about the prints as well as the Hubble Telescope Program. The 6-foot by 3-foot prints will remain on permanently on display in the library.  LIFE Workshop, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 10-11am, LRNC 131.

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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