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International Space Station Video Challenge

The Humans in Space Art Program and NASA's International Space Station Program are teaming together to invite college students and early career professionals to take a journey with us. Through the international Humans in Space Art Challenge, we invite you to explore: How will humans use space, science, and technology to benefit humanity and to express your answer creatively in a 3-minute video. Video artwork can be of any style, featuring original animation, sketches, music, live action drama, poetry, dance, Rube Goldberg machines, apps, etc.

Celebrate World Space Week 2014

Audience: All Educators
Event Date: Oct. 4-10, 2014
Imagine an entire week of space-themed activities to enhance learning. Join educators and space enthusiasts around the world to celebrate World Space Week, Oct. 4-10, 2014.

World Space Week is the largest public space event in the world, with over 1,400 events in more than 80 countries held during the week of Oct. 4-10.

In 2014, World Space Week encourages the use global navigation satellite systems space-themed activities.

Alaska Research CubeSat (ARC) Selected for Launch

The Alaska Research CubeSat (ARC) satellite is one of 12 CubeSat payloads selected for launch under the NASA CubeSat Launch Initiative (http://www.nasa.gov/directorates/somd/home/CubeSats_initiative.html). This satellite is being developed through the Alaska Space Grant sponsored Space Systems Engineering Program (SSEP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF).