5 Foods to Celebrate the Moon Landing

This July is the 50th anniversary of the first time we landed on the moon, and it seems like everyone is celebrating one of mankind’s greatest achievements! Whether it includes honoring the anniversary at an event (like the Kennedy Space Center Gala-- that’s where we were!) or at home watching that famous clip of Neil... Continue Reading →


This Month in Zodiac: Cancer

Cancer, Latin for “crab,” is the zodiac sign from June 22-July 22. In Greek myth, Cancer was connected to Hercules, son of Zeus and a mortal woman named Alcmene. Hera, who was Zeus’s wife, hated Hercules and placed a curse on him that ultimately drove him to kill his wife. To make amends, Hercules was... Continue Reading →

We’re on NPR!

I got home from school today and my phone beeped with a text. One of my friends asked in all caps, WERE YOU JUST ON NPR? A little confused, I asked when she’d heard the radio episode and how she knew. Apparently, one of her teachers had told her it was on, and she caught... Continue Reading →


Does the college admission process ever end? Just as the seniors made their college choice on National Decision Day (you can read about where we're going here), juniors are bracing for a summer of college visits and exploring what will make the best fit. In my experience, there were a lot of factors that needed... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight: Archika Dogra

Last summer as a NASA SEES intern, I met some of the most incredible people ever. Back to Space has done the same. Whenever I get the chance to work with other driven students from around the country, I learn of their amazing projects and successes, and my friends truly do inspire me every day!... Continue Reading →

The Places We’ll Go

It’s May 1st, aka National College Decision Day! Our nine Back to Space seniors are so excited for our futures at eight different schools across the country. We’re studying a range of topics, from aerospace engineering to electrical engineering to astrophysics to aviation. Here are our schools and our stories! Krystal Horton My name is... Continue Reading →

So You Want to Save the Planet

On Monday, your social media was probably filled with beautiful photos of our home planet. If you missed it, April 22 was Earth Day! NASA’s Kepler telescope has discovered over 4,000 exoplanets and many other exoplanet candidates, but as far as we know, Earth is the only planet where we can live, so it’s important... Continue Reading →

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