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NASA Comes Out With 2020’s Moon Phase Calendar and Calculator

Download and assemble NASA's free 2020 Moon Phase Calendar and Calculator now!

December 14, 2019

Apollo Month Recap: Happy 50th Anniversary Apollo 11

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July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th: How the News Reported the Apollo 11 Landing

A collection of newspapers from July 1969 show how the Apollo 11 landing was reported at the time.

July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th: Sharing our Memories of the Space Program

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July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th: Celebrating ‘Apollo’s Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings’

On this 50th anniversary year of the first moon landing, learn about some old and new perspectives on the significance…

July 16, 2019

Apollo 50th: ‘Picturing Apollo 11’: Unseen Photos Put You in the Moment

'Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views & Undiscovered Moments' shows us more of that amazing story through dozens of previously unpublished…

July 15, 2019

NASA: So Not a Waste of Space—A Guest Post by YA Author Shelley Sackier

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech This is a guest post by Shelley Sackier. See the bottom of this…

December 20, 2018

We Are Entertained: ‘The Circle’

Take a journey this week with us to the campus of The Circle. The boys have really been looking forward…

May 5, 2017

Recreate the Space Race With the LEGO NASA Apollo Saturn V

Now, thanks to the LEGO Ideas program, you can build your very own Apollo Saturn V rocket!

April 28, 2017

GBBP 122: Space Poop Challenge

This week, we're chatting with Kirstyn Johnson, a spacesuit technology engineer with NASA, and besides totally geeking out about her…

March 28, 2017

Remembering ‘Apollo 1’

50 years ago today, NASA lost astronauts for the first time

January 27, 2017

9 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Hidden Figures’

Thinking of taking the kids to see the NASA historical drama 'Hidden Figures?' Read what you need to know about…

January 9, 2017

New Game ‘Xtronaut’ Challenges Players to Explore Space (Sponsored)

Today's sponsor is a fun-to-play, educational game that challenges players to build rockets and explore space. The game is an…

August 15, 2016

GBBP 78: Astronaut Chris Hadfield

This week, we're beyond thrilled to bring you Commander Chris Hadfield: retired NASA astronaut, first Canadian to walk in space,…

August 9, 2016

Weekly Poll: Space Probes

This week's poll: space probes!

July 11, 2016

GBBP 66: Modern-Day Explorers

Come along on this special episode of the show, blast off to the ISS with astronauts, talk filmmaking with an…

May 20, 2016

Hitch a Ride to the ISS With NASA and IMAX and Be Inspired by ‘A Beautiful Planet’

The brand-new IMAX film 'A Beautiful Planet 3D' was made in cooperation with NASA, and all of the footage was…

April 29, 2016

NASA Wants Your Artwork For Space

Why settle for your local gallery when NASA is offering to include your artwork in an exhibition out of this…

March 17, 2016

The Space Shuttle Challenger: 30 Years Later

Remembering the Challenger's last mission, and what it means to us thirty years later.

January 28, 2016

GeekDad Interviews Buzz Aldrin

GeekDad had a rare opportunity to speak with world-famous astronaut, author, actor, and activist Buzz Aldrin about the recent excitement…

October 13, 2015

True Tatooine: the Reality of Circumbinary Planets

It's one of the most familiar scenes from the Star Wars saga. Luke, realizing he is probably doomed to a…

October 12, 2015

‘Earth+Space’: The Coffee Table Book That’s Out of This World

Other than the attractive but questionable title (which sometimes wreaks havoc on precise search engine searches), I love this book.…

October 2, 2015

Kickstarter Alert: Race to Space, Support NASA’s Osiris-REx in ‘Xtronaut’

A new Kickstarter game looks to educate the public about the physical hurdles and political challenges each NASA mission faces…

September 14, 2015

7 Ways NASA Makes Our Lives Better Every Day

Check out GeekDad's top 7 technologies that wouldn't be possible without NASA's research.

August 24, 2015

Fund This! Crafteeo, iBesties, Maxwell's Soaps, and ReBoot the Suit!

Conserving and displaying Neil Armstrong's spacesuit, girls as CEOs and tech leaders, helping out the homeless, and a hackable suit…

July 28, 2015

Watch This: New Pluto Images from NASA at 2pm ET

Watch live: A new NASA New Horizons press conference starts at 2pm ET, and will likely reveal new, and more…

July 24, 2015

Deep Water Interests

With deep water comes deep responsibility. Why should you be interested in a 164 ft deep pool over three thousand…

July 24, 2015

Because We Now Know That Pluto Is the Planet Arrakis

NASA released the best image of Pluto we've seen so far. We really feel like we know the planet now,…

July 14, 2015

Join This NASA Summer Online Mentoring Program to Learn About Real Life STEM

NASA Girls and Boys connects middle school students with NASA employees for a 5-week online summer mentoring program in all…

June 25, 2015

Daily #DadJoke for June 09, 2015

NASA just put 6 cows into orbit...

June 9, 2015

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