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  • June 5 - July 31 Competition

    Have you ever dreamed of exploring space, or building your own aircraft of the future? We’ll like to invite you to do more than dream. Starting Wednesday, June 5th, we’ll like you to take part in a very special competition with NASA and The LEGO Group on ReBrick, NASA’s Missions: Imagine and Build, for a chance to win a collection of goodies from both groups.
    Join here »

  • December 5 Soyuz TMA-07M

    Assembly Flight: 33S
    Mission: Expedition 34/35
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz TMA-07M
    Launch Site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
    Description: Soyuz TMA-07M will carry three Expedition 34/35 crew members to the International Space Station

Astronauts are up to 2 inches taller while they are in space. This is due to lack of spinal compression by gravity.
Every 97 minutes, the Hubble Space Telescope completes an orbit around Earth — fast enough to travel across the United States in about 10 minutes.
The Hubble Space Telescope orbits 353 miles above the surface of the Earth.
438 days was the longest duration for a single human space mission
The size of the ISS (International Space Station) is 108 by 74 meters – longer than an American football field (including end-zones).

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