The first flight, the first landing on the moon, the first jumbo jet—all these things have something in common. They are all feats of technology and engineering.

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    40 Years Building a Dream September 21, 2022 Remote (Controlled) September 21, 2022 Who is Houston? September 21, 2022 5 Ways We Have Connected Our World August 07, 2022 What's in Your Garage? July 26, 2022
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    Learn more The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC October 14, 2022 Learn more One World Connected National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC October 14, 2022
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    STEM in 30: Robotics: First There Were Humans; Then There Was Machine

    Join STEM in 30 to see the FIRST robots in action and learn how robots are used throughout the aerospace industry

    https://youtu.be/V3FWBL0HU5s Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Technology and Engineering, Robotics

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    STEM in 30: What Goes Up Must Come Down: Plummeting Through the Layers of the Atmosphere

    Learn about the layers of the atmosphere and the challenges the engineering team overcame in planning and executing Alan Eustace's world record-breaking jump.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqT27oSFm3g Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 6 Science, Technology and Engineering

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: Fly and Float

    National Air and Space Museum. Museum educator Ann Caspari will read the original story Fly and Float; a story about seaplanes.

    https://youtu.be/hzrvBba2ZAM Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Aircraft, Technology and Engineering

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: Homebuilt Airplanes

    Museum educator Ann Caspari will read the original story Homebuilt Airplanes; which tells the story of three friends who build their own airplane out of items in their home.

    https://youtu.be/bBAt_7iglKk Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Aviation, General aviation, Science, Technology and Engineering

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: Mo the Mars Man

    This story celebrates the upcoming landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars.

    https://youtu.be/tfZBkK5Y8ps Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Science, Solar System, Space, Spacecraft, Technology and Engineering

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: Three Friends and Mo Spacewalk

    In this story the characters' pretend visit to the International Space Station!

    https://youtu.be/qv7E2839ElU Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Human spaceflight, Science, Space, Space stations, Technology and Engineering

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