Using a pocket rocket to explore distant planets

Researchers have adapted a miniature rocket, called the Pocket Rocket, to replicate the conditions of distant planets’ atmospheres. This article could be used with students in years 8, 9, and 10 who are studying Physical, Chemical or Earth and Space … Continued

Columbia: NASA blew it

Word Count / Video Length: 379 / 10:00 mins NASA’s return to space after the Columbia disaster was “ugly” and fraught with internal arguments and mistrust, says Charles Camarda – a NASA astronaut who flew on the mission. This gripping … Continued

The rocket competition launching Australia’s future

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion, Energy Years: 8, … Continued