NASA stands for the "National
Aeronautics and Space Administration," and it
is funded by the US government. Aeronautics is the
type of engineering that studies flying machines
like rockets and airplanes.
NASA started in the 1950s and has run
many space exploration projects. Some of the most
famous were the Apollo missions that
resulted in the first landings on the moon and the
Skylab space station, which was the US's
first space station.
NASA has a lot of opportunities and activities
for interested kids like you. Here's a link to a
the NASA website with games, activities, and
contests about space for kids in kindergarten
through 4th grade:
As your parents or teachers to look at it with
you. Have fun!
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