Out of this World Fun 2021

Out of This World Fun Badge

Explore our night skies and learn more about astronomy and space with these fun activities!

Complete at least 2 activities to earn this badge and a ticket into the grand prize draws.

  • Read a book about planets, stars, comets, the moon or other space objects. Looking for some suggestions? Find recommendations for Adults, Teens, and Kids on our Library at Home pages.

  • Enjoy a night of star gazing and see how many constellations you can find in our night sky. Enter the date and your postal code into the website below to see the star chart for your night sky. 
    Interactive Sky & Telescope Star Chart

  • Visit Mars with this amazing 3D surface tour recorded by NASA's Curiosity rover.
    Access Mars Tour

  • The moon is our closest neighbor in space and NASA has created a 4K resolution tour of the moon from the footage provided by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Explore the moon through this amazing tour!
    4K Tour of the Moon - NASA

  • In February 2021 NASA landed the Perseverance Rover on Mars. Visit the mission website to learn more and to see what is happening now on Mars.
    Perseverance Rover Mission

  • Hey kids! Explore the NASA Space Place to learn more about earth and space. There are lots of activities, games and cool information in the Space Place.
    NASA Space Place

 

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Click on a badge to view the challenges or Return to the Challenge Home Page.  Track them on Beanstack or print out a paper tracker. Be sure to complete your challenges by September 5th to be entered to win!