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Watch the Moon Swing by Jupiter Tonight!

On Saturday evening, should local weather conditions permit, you’ll be able to enjoy a view of a waxing gibbous moon hovering near the “king of the planets,” Jupiter.

On This Day In Space! June 23, 1949: XS-1’s 117th Flight

On June 23, 1949, the XS-1 space plane flew for the 117th time. The XS-1, later called the Bell X-1, was a piloted, rocket engine-powered plane that could fly faster than the speed of sound. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.

How Fast Is Earth Moving?

Earth moves at a fantastic rate of speed on its axis, around the sun and across the universe.

Thoughtworthy (Categorizing Mother Culture Books, New AfterCast Episode, and MORE!)

:: 1 :: This comment from last week brings up a good point: I laughed out loud, as did my husband when I told him why, about The Self-Driven Child being considered moderately easy. I cracked it open last weekend and it has changed our lives. While the boys are working on improving their manners this […]

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Mars Will Soon ‘Reverse Its Course’ in the Sky

Mars continues to approach Earth as the Red Planet grows steadily brighter, but on June 28, it will halt its normal eastward motion among the stars and turn back toward the west — a strange change in its nightly wandering that befuddled ancient stargaz…

June 2018 Quilty Box Unboxing

June 2018 Quilty Box Unboxing is a post from Confessions of a Homeschooler. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Erica on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+! Also be sure to stop by her Community to join the discussion or her Store to see her latest items!

Hi friends! The kind people at Quilty Box sent me over a box to review and I thought it would be fun to do an unboxing for you guys. I haven’t ever received this box before, so I didn’t know what to expect. But I was pleasantly surprised by the contents. There was a good bundle of fabric and some…

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June 2018 Quilty Box Unboxing

June 2018 Quilty Box Unboxing is a post from Confessions of a Homeschooler. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Erica on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+! Also be sure to stop by her Community to join the discussion or her Store to see her latest items!

Hi friends! The kind people at Quilty Box sent me over a box to review and I thought it would be fun to do an unboxing for you guys. I haven’t ever received this box before, so I didn’t know what to expect. But I was pleasantly surprised by the contents. There was a good bundle of fabric and some…

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Mother Culture

Mother Culture. We’ve talked about it so much over the years. We know that we need it — that it is so important to maintain our ability to read good books, so important to grow intellectually — even though it’s hard to fit in amidst the busyness of motherhood.   For those of you just joining us, […]

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NGIS: Cargo Ships to the ISS

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems brings together decades of work by pervious companies in the aerospace industry.

June 2018: Opportunity Does Knock

We at Scholé Sisters are all about camaraderie for classical homeschooling mamas! Helping you find your sisters and your inspiration in this exhilarating and exhausting journey, we keep it real and lighthearted while we strive to learn and grow alongside our children. The Sistership helps you make connections around the world with likeminded women and also have the opportunity to create local Scholé Sisters groups for fellowship and learning together. newsletter exclusive Be an Opportunist: Finding Time to Read by … Read More

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Snakes and the GoPro Hero 6 Black!

Snakes and the GoPro Hero 6 Black! is a post from Confessions of a Homeschooler. If you’ve enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Erica on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+! Also be sure to stop by her Community to join the discussion or her Store to see her latest items!

Hi friends! I have another summer vlog to share with you today. Come join us as we venture through our day which includes a fun unboxing, an interesting snake encounter, some lake time, a little golf, and we’ll also be checking out the GoPro Hero 6 Black! Oh, and I’m pretty sure Bandit makes an appearance as well 🙂 Watch…

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Trump: ‘We Are Going to Have the Space Force’

In remarks kicking off a meeting of the National Space Council, Trump pointedly directed the Pentagon to create a Space Force as a “separate but equal” branch of the U.S. military.

Did Plate Tectonics Set the Stage for Life on Earth?

A new study suggests that rapid cooling within the Earth’s mantle through plate tectonics played a major role in the development of the first life forms, which in turn led to the oxygenation of the Earth’s atmosphere.

Why Does Venus Spin So Weirdly?

For years, scientists have been unable to agree on the length of a day on Venus, but one new study might put an end to this confusion.

On This Day In Space! June 17, 1985: First Arab and Muslim in Space

On June 17, 1985, Space Shuttle Discovery launched on NASA’s STS-51-G mission, carrying payload specialist Sultan Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who became the first Arab and first Muslim in space.See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.

NASA Continues Mars Sample Return Mission Studies

NASA doesn’t expect to make decisions on how it will carry out a Mars sample return effort until late next year despite recent discoveries that have offered additional evidence that the planet was once, and may still be, habitable.

Bridenstine Weighs In On National Space Policy

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a recent speech to lay out not just the recent space policy changes that directly affect NASA activities but other administration efforts that focus more on commercial space.