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Journey to Mars (March 2017)

  • Speaker: Doug Ming

  • Description: This NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) webinar engaged students (grades 4 – 10) as they interacted with Chief Scientist Doug Ming from the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. In this video archive, Doug shares his STEM career journey as well as the Mars exploration work he is involved in. He also shares a variety of different aspects and considerations related to the journey to Mars! This archive is from the live event held on March 28, 2017.

  • Main Presentation: 0 - 39:33 Q&A Session: 39:33 - 1:21:59










Science & Careers at NASA (12/2016)

  • Speakers: Amy Jagge, Andrea Mosie, and Joanna Clark
  • Description: This NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) webinar engaged students (grades 2 – 10) as they interacted with 3 amazing scientists working at the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. Each scientist shared their STEM career journey as well as the work they are involved in – including Mars exploration, Earth related research (including imagery from the International Space Station), and research about the Moon, focusing on astromaterial samples collected from the lunar surface during the Apollo Missions.
  • If you are interested in forwarding to a particular section, here's a breakdown of the recording:RecordingOutline.png
  • Date of "live" event: 12/12/16







Exploring an Ice Planet (2/2016)

  • Speaker: Stan Love
  • Description: This NASA ARES Classroom Connection webinar archive is entitled, “Exploring an Ice Planet: What the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) Can Tell Us about Future Planetary Surface Exploration.” Hear from astronaut and planetary scientist Stan Love from the NASA Johnson Space Center as he discusses his participation in Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expeditions and relates those experiences to space missions.
  • Date of "live" event: 2/26/16
  • Archived recording available at this link: https://youtu.be/H0q9-CKKxHU




Real Martian Explorers

  • Speaker: Doug Ming
  • Description: This NASA ARES Classroom Connection webinar archive is entitled, “Real Martian Explorers…Just what does it take?” Doug Ming, a NASA scientist within the NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (NASA ARES) Division at the NASA Johnson Space Center talks about the exploration of Mars, the Martian Movie, and what it might take to enable humans to live and work on Mars as real Martian explorers.
  • Date of "live" events: 10/20/15 & 10/21/15
  • Archived recording also available at: https://youtu.be/6xDbmLyqzwg




















Hayabusa2 Asteroid Sample Return Mission

  • Speaker: Paul Abell
  • Description: This NASA ARES Expedition Earth and Beyond program webinar archive focuses on asteroids and the JAXA-led Hayabusa & Hayabusa2 missions.
  • Presentation Overview/Breakdown: (You can forward to sections of interest by forwarding to the indicated time frames)
    • Speaker Introduction [Archive recording time: 0:00 - 1:06]
    • Background information on asteroids (and a little on comets) [Archive recording time: 1:07 - 18:25]
    • Exploring Asteroid Itokawa (first Hayabusa mission) [Archive recording time: 18:25 - 26:58]
    • Hayabusa 2 Mission to Asteroid 1999 JU3 [Archive recording time: 26:58 - 45:45]
    • Why we study asteroids [Archive recording time: 45:45 - 48:31]
    • Question & Answer Session: [Archive recording time: 48:31 - 1:14:42]
  • Date of "live" events: 5/19/15 & 5/20/15
  • ARCHIVED RECORDING ALSO AVAILABLE AT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhn7SAAmnwM




















Investigating Earth Using Astronaut Imagery

  • Speakers: Melissa Higgins & Paige Valderrama Graff
  • Description: This NASA ARES Expedition Earth and Beyond program webinar archive focuses on investigating Earth with astronaut imagery taken from the International Space Station.
  • Date of "live" events: 2/12/15 & 2/19/15
  • ARCHIVED RECORDING ALSO AVAILABLE AT: http://youtu.be/nN3ICdm2BWc



















Investigating Natural Hazards & Disasters

  • Speaker: Will Stefanov
  • Description: This NASA ARES Expedition Earth and Beyond program webinar archive focuses on investigating natural hazards and disasters on Earth using imagery from the International Space Station.
  • Date of "live" events: 12/8/14 & 12/9/14
  • ARCHIVED RECORDING ALSO AVAILABLE AT: http://youtu.be/5UvtqbZ61NM




















Curiosity at the Base of Mt. Sharp

  • Speaker: Liz Rampe
  • Description: This NASA ARES Expedition Earth and Beyond program webinar archive focuses on the latest and greatest from the Mars Curiosity mission as the rover reached the base on Mt. Sharp.
  • Date of "live" events: 10/21/14 & 10/22/14
  • ARCHIVED RECORDING ALSO AVAILABLE AT: http://ow.ly/DTdeH




















Investigating Earth Using Astronaut Imagery

  • Speakers: Paige Valderrama Graff & Lisa Vanderbloemen
  • Description: This NASA ARES Expedition Earth and Beyond program webinar archive focuses on investigating Earth with astronaut imagery taken from the International Space Station.
  • Date of "live" events: 10/1/14 & 10/2/14
  • ARCHIVED RECORDING ALSO AVAILABLE AT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdBkam4E2Qs