Nov 122019
 

ArchesArches National Park in Utah was created in 1971. In 1929 the wind-eroded rock formations were declared a national monument. Then it became a national park. Children can visit a website at: Arches. There you will find excellent photographs, videos, and information for children. The video on Fiery Furnace is amazing!

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Nov 122019
 
Saturn Voyager I

Image of Saturn and Rings from Voyager I

Voyager I made its closest contact with Saturn in 1980. The spacecraft then began taking photos, especially of the rings, and scientific measurements. Launched on September 5, 1977, Voyager I traveled past Saturn and the rest of our solar system. It continues to travel through space and send back data. Children can learn more at: Voyager I.

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Nov 122019
 

Columbia STS-2 was launched in 1981. It was the first space vehicle launched for a second time. Eventually 134 STS missions took place before the program ended in 2011.

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