Recently a student asked me “how long would it take to get to the moon?” This @nasa activity uses balloons to understand the relative sizes of Earth, Earth’s Moon and Mars, and their relative distance to each other. go.nasa.gov/2NkO7m3. #TeacherOnBoard
…throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover…” -Mark Twain #Bermuda
The scattered remnants of the Aral (Sea of Islands) Sea in #Kazakhstan and #Uzbekistan, which used to be the 4th largest lake in the world. Diversion for agriculture has reduced the lake to 10% of its original size, resulting in desertification, economic collapse & public health issues. #TheStoryofWater
Once we captured @spacex Dragon, ground controllers at @nasajohnson took over and berthed it to station. Enjoy the robotic ballet.