Explore our enormous universe from your little spot at home. Here’s a list of online activities, e-books, podcasts and other content from NASA.
Play games or get homework help with STEM activities
Launch rockets, build a moon habitat, solve space-y puzzles, and more. Science, technology, engineering, and math activities for kids and adults.
Solve challenges and become a citizen scientist
Open Opportunities for participation are posted here, in areas including aeronautics, astronomy, Earth science, living in space, multimedia production, and more.
Listen to NASA podcasts
Lots to choose from.
Free downloads. Some popular choices: Earth at Night, Galaxies Through Space and Time, The Saturn System Through the Eyes of Cassini.
Work on your application to be an astronaut
Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? NASA is accepting applications through March 31.
Spot the International Space Station in your night sky
How to watch the International Space Station (ISS) pass overhead from wherever you are in the world. It’s the third brightest object in the sky and easy to spot if you know when to look up.
Bottom line: Activities you can do from home to explore the universe, via NASA.
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.