Connecting students of all ages to cutting-edge NASA robotics and engineering.

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Education and Outreach

virtual-tour_flyer-image Students have the opportunity to get a glimpse of the robotic technologies and demonstrations conducted at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center without leaving the classroom.

Interactive Virtual Tour of NASA Robotics Facility

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Using video-sharing technology, students can take a virtual tour of the Goddard Satellite Servicing Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. With one of Goddard's top engineers transported to their classroom, students are able to actively discuss NASA's latest technologies and how they could one day join the efforts to impact our nation's exploration and use of space.

This program is available to schools across the nation! All that is needed in the classroom is a projector connected to a computer, a webcam, microphone, and the ability to share video (through platforms such as Skype or Google+).

SSPD Exhibits for STEM Nights and Other Events

The Satellite Servicing Projects Division is also available for STEM Nights and other exhibit opportunities for students in the greater DC/Baltimore metropolitan area.

Interactive activities, sample hardware, videos, posters, and handouts on Robotic Refueling Mission and satellite servicing technology development can be presented by SSPD engineers and team members, engaging students of all ages.

Interested in Interning for SSPD?

photoUsing video-sharing technology, students are given an interactive virtual tour of the Goddard Satellite Servicing Center and lead real-time exploration of the work NASA does.
photoFor exhibit events, the Satellite Servicing Projects Division offers an exciting suite of interactive activities, videos, posters, sample hardware, and handouts.

Visit the NASA Goddard internships page for more information on how to apply!

SSCO-Related Activities and Resources

Other Related Student Opportunities

FIRST Robotics Competition -- The FIRST Robotics Competition is an exciting, nationwide competition that teams professionals and young people to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way. (Supported by the NASA Robotics Alliance Project)

"Introduction to Robotics in the Classroom, "NASA's Digital Learning Network" -- Come see the future of robotics! Discover how NASA is using robots and what is in development for upcoming missions. Compare your vision of robotics with NASA's. You will learn communication skills for accurate programming. Learn what it takes to become a robotics engineer. For schools working with LEGO Mindstorm robots, future challenges will also be discussed.

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