The History of Astronaut Ice Cream | Serious Eats

The History of Astronaut Ice Cream | Serious Eats

September 11, 2020

There has been a lot of speculation about what exactly happened in the early days of Astronaut Ice CreamJuliet Izon, of Serious Eats, interviewed our founder, Ron Smith, to find out more about how Astronaut Ice Cream came to be!

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Trick-or-Treat Alternatives for Halloween 2020

Trick-or-Treat Alternatives for Halloween 2020

September 04, 2020

Halloween will be here before you know it, and you may be ready with costume and decoration ideas, but with social distancing being the new norm, you may be looking for alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating.

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Free Printable Activities for Kids: Astronaut Word Searches, Coloring Sheets & More

Free Printable Activities for Kids: Astronaut Word Searches, Coloring Sheets & More

August 28, 2020

Looking for easy activities for your kids these days? Look no further! We'll be providing FREE printable activities, like coloring sheets, word searches, word scrambles, and more. Click the images below to view and print the latest activity. Be sure to bookmark this page, as we'll be adding more freebies frequently!

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Back To School Ready: Space Themed Learning Activities for Kids

Back To School Ready: Space Themed Learning Activities for Kids

August 27, 2020

Back to school might look a little different these days. Being at home 24/7 can be tough on kids and parents alike! So with that in mind, we compiled a short list of fun space-themed learning activities that you can do with the little space lover in your life!

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Life On Mars? Watch NASA's Perseverance Rover Start Its Journey To The Red Planet

Life On Mars? Watch NASA's Perseverance Rover Start Its Journey To The Red Planet

July 30, 2020

Launched today, NASA's Perseverance rover is set for Mars! Its lofty goal during the 7 month mission is to find out if life ever existed on Mars. Best of luck to the robotic astrobiologist!

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How To Throw a SpaceX Watch Party

How To Throw a SpaceX Watch Party

July 24, 2020

Were you one of the nearly 10 million people who viewed SpaceX's historic flight on May 30th, 2020? It was the first astronaut test flight from SpaceX, and the first time the U.S. launched astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil in nine years. The flight brought NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the international space station and become one of NASA's most-watched online event ever.

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Astronaut Ice Cream on NBC's Little Big Shots

Astronaut Ice Cream on NBC's Little Big Shots

May 27, 2020

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The Journey to Alpha Centauri

The Journey to Alpha Centauri

October 16, 2019

As scientists look out into other solar systems and even into other galaxies, one of the things they look for is other earth-like planets. Of course while doing this we’re searching for signs of life but we’re also searching for insights into how our own planet was formed and what it takes to support life. However, visiting any of these planets has been a pipe dream because of the vast distances between us and them. That is, until recently.

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Mining The Moon: Top 5 Rare Resources

Mining The Moon: Top 5 Rare Resources

September 27, 2019

There has been a lot of excitement building around NASA’s plan to revisit the moon. Not only do we have more exploring to do, but there are also plans to build a moon base and have humans occupy deep space for extended amounts of time. Returning to the moon offers humanity a source economic growth as well as scientific advances. The moon is, after all, abundant in resources that we have limited access to here on Earth. though speculative, mining the moon is very much on the table.

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Space's Role in Climate Change

Space's Role in Climate Change

September 18, 2019

Rising global temperatures caused by climate change is of grave concern to everyone who calls Earth home. In order to manage it, we need to be able to measure it. Through the use of satellites, we are able to measure all important climate related data.

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Space Trivia! How many of these space facts do you know?

Space Trivia! How many of these space facts do you know?

August 09, 2019

12 space facts to test your knowledge of the stars! How many of these space facts can you answer? Check out our Instagram page for more fun space facts every Friday!

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A Tiny Satellite Sailing on Sunbeams

A Tiny Satellite Sailing on Sunbeams

July 26, 2019

This week, a tiny space craft orbiting Earth did something that has never been done before, it sailed through space. It’s called LightSail 2 and is operated by The Planetary Society. Their little craft is a cubesat and it unfurled a sail made of mylar the area of a boxing ring and the weight of a paperclip. The mylar itself is the width of a human hair and instead of wind, it’s sailing on sunlight.

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