Tim Bailey

Tim Bailey is a space geek, husband to a brilliant engineer, father of two adventurous daughters, and proficient at zero gravity flips in multiple axes. He leads the Marine Maker initiative from Washington, DC, is a Flight Attendant for Zero Gravity Corporation, and is Executive Director for Yuri's Night, the annual worldwide celebration of human spaceflight held every April 12.

‘First Man’ Explores the Life of Neil Armstrong Leading up to “One Small Step”

The new biopic 'First Man' explores the life of NASA Astronaut Neil Armstrong from his days as a test pilot…

October 12, 2018

Astronauts Voice Themselves in a Historic ‘Mission Force One’ World Premiere in Space

Disney Junior made history by premiering a new episode of 'Mission Force One' aboard the International Space Station! The episode…

May 3, 2018

Celebrate Pi Day with NASA JPL Education Activities

Celebrate Pi Day with fun educational activities from NASA JPL while your Pi Day pie bakes (or gets laser etched).…

March 14, 2018

LEGO Asks for Space Set Ideas

LEGO is looking for your ideas for a Moments in Space set to produce! Submission deadline is February 9, 2018.

January 23, 2018

Students Must Choose Rocket or Groot for Space Station Experiment Proposal

The Guardians of the Galaxy have teamed up with the International Space Station to offer students the chance to join…

January 23, 2018

Don’t Be the Last Jedi to Enter the littleBits Droid Inventor Competition

Create a custom droid using littleBits Droid Inventor Kit by January 31, 2018. Get judged on video submission by Daisy…

January 23, 2018

SpaceX Releases Rocket Landing Blooper Reel

Elon Musk has released video that shows how hard it is to land a rocket, including previously-unreleased footage of some…

September 15, 2017

Empower Your Padawans with the littleBits Droid Inventor Kit

More than just a remote-controlled robot, this electronics set empowers kids to design, build, and program a droid for a…

August 31, 2017

GoldieBlox Releases New Video Series to Get Girls Tinkering

To encourage kids to hack their world, engineering toy company GoldieBlox has released two new live-action weekly video series on…

July 19, 2017

White House Announces National Week of Making for 2016

Ahead of the President's visit to SXSW on Friday, today the White House announced the 2016 National Week of Making…

March 10, 2016

The Astronomically Correct “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” Is Fun and Factual

Tired of singing about your confusion as to what stars are--when you know exactly what they are and why they…

January 9, 2015

I Want to Go to Space: I’m Sending You Instead

Today, Spaceship Earth Grants opens the door for anyone to apply to be an astronaut. Really.

September 16, 2014

Did You Miss It? The Final Week of Maker Camp Is Here!

Maker Camp, a 6-week online summer camp hosted by the folks at MAKE and Google, is almost done for the…

August 14, 2014

Live Online Q&A for COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey Tonight

Tune in online to watch a live Q&A with the Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, and Seth MacFarlane discussing their…

March 4, 2014

Geeks Assemble for the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend in 2014

Even for those of us that are crazy enough to have paid to run to exhaustion through a Disney park…

February 27, 2014

Paleontologists Dig The New Walking With Dinosaurs Movie–And So Will You!

Paleontologist Dr. Stephen Brusatte explains why the fun new "Walking With Dinosaurs" is the most realistic dinosaur movie ever created.

December 20, 2013

Battle Holiday Pounds With Star Wars Yoga Poses

We've all been there: a relative's house or holiday party. The food is...immense. Delicious. Decadent. Drinks may be flowing along…

December 12, 2013

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Lands on LEGO Cuusoo

A heartwarming LEGO set based on the friendliest movie alien from my childhood would automatically get my vote. This one…

October 2, 2013

Last Chance to Buy Time on a Space Telescope!

Planetary Resources is giving away observation time on a new space telescope through their Kickstarter campaign. Grab some before time…

June 28, 2013

Join the International Space Apps Challenge This Weekend, Possibly Save the World

The International Space Apps Challenge is a two-day technology development event collectively presented by NASA in collaboration with 100 partner…

April 19, 2013

Watch Iron Man 3 Exclusive Footage on Tuesday, Help Raise Money for Science Festivals!

On Tuesday, April 16th, Verizon FiOS will release exclusive footage from Iron Man 3 that will be featured only on the Facebook Page of the USA…

April 15, 2013

NASA Budget Has Plan for Asteroid Mission, Cuts to Education

On Wednesday, NASA unveiled the President's FY2014 budget proposal for the nation's space program.

April 11, 2013

New Angry Birds Space Encounter Lands at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

On Friday, Rovio's Angry Birds franchise took a giant leap into the real world with the unveiling of a new…

March 26, 2013

Axe to Blast 22 Guys Into Space With New Apollo Scent Campaign

In a marketing campaign too strange not to be true, the Axe brand of grooming products for men has recruited…

January 16, 2013

10 (Spoiler-Free) Things You Should Know About Skyfall

Daniel Craig returns to portray British secret agent 007 in this 23rd installment in the James Bond movie series. This…

November 9, 2012

SpaceX Completes First Delivery Trip to Space Station, Proves US Space Industry Is Still Alive

This week SpaceX became the first US commercial company to deliver cargo to ISS and became the world's leader in…

October 30, 2012

Geeks Making Art: Math-Based Interactive Bach In Your Browser

Alexander Chen uses string length and pitch equations to create a math-based interactive Bach concierto in your browser at baroque.me

October 18, 2012

Bad Piggies for iOS Is Frustrating (in a Good Way)

Have the past three years left you or your kids bored of tossing birds around on your screen? The latest…

October 2, 2012

10 Things You Should Know About Looper – With a Few Spoilers!

Leave the kids at home when you head out to see the new time travel flick Looper, opening today. In…

September 28, 2012

Spirit of Innovation Challenge Seeks Teens to Tackle Global Issues

The Conrad Foundation's 2012 Spirit of Innovation Challenge asks teens 13-18 to create innovative solutions and vy for $10k seed…

August 31, 2012

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