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NASA at 50 highlights key innovations and milestones in chemistry, physics, engineering, and space exploration from NASA's fifty-year history. Each clip serves as a gateway for further learning in science and history and promotes critical thinking and inquiry as essential components of scientific literacy.

Students can enjoy NASA at 50 in video or audio formats that are compatible with common portable media players. In addition, teacher's guides are provided for each clip to facilitate integration of this exciting and engaging content into lesson plans.
1958: Project Mercury Begins Discusses the start of Project Mercury and considers how NASA researchers...
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1972: Nixon Authorizes Space Shuttle Program Details the creation of the space shuttle program, which developed NASA's first...
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2007: Phoenix Lander Sent to Mars Examines the Phoenix Lander mission, which NASA hopes will provide new information...
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