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Thank you for visiting LSP's Education & Outreach Office website.  Through public outreach, educational support and our social media, the LSP Education & Outreach office is working to inspire a new generation of explorers.  Along with sending educational materials, LSP Educational Outreach also attends events and makes frequent visits to schools encouraging students to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines will ensure that NASA continues to lead the world in aerospace exploration.

 

Professional educators, please contact us regarding services and opportunities.

Please enjoy our latest educational and multimedia resources on future, current, and past missions.

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GOES-S

GOES-S is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and will be known as GOES-17 when it reaches final orbit. After an orbital test phase of its six instruments and their data, GOES-17 will be declared operational as the new GOES West satellite. GOES-S will provide coverage of the U.S. West Coast, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Central America, parts of South America and the Pacific Ocean extending to New Zealand. GOES-16, the first satellite in the new series, launched on Nov. 19, 2016 and is operating in the GOES-East position.

If you would like educational GOES-S outreach items for your classroom, please send us an e-mail.

TESS

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is the next step in the search for planets outside of our solar system, including those that could support life. The mission will find exoplanets that periodically block part of the light from their host stars, events called transits. TESS will survey 200,000 of the brightest stars near the sun to search for transiting exoplanets.

If you would like educational TESS outreach items for your classroom, please send us an e-mail.