Welcome to the virtual outreach unit on Satellites from The U.S. Space and Rocket Center! We would like to thank the Northrop Grumman Foundation for their generosity in sponsoring the development of this unit. In this unit you will find many resources that will help you provide an exciting and educational experience for your students. From introductory concepts to career connections, in addition to activities and lesson plans, we hope you find everything you need for a successful teaching experience. Please see below for a detailed listing of the unit:
    • Pre-Activity Resources – This document provides links to articles and videos that provide introductory information about satellites; how they work and what they do.
    • Interview with a Payload Integration Manager – This video highlights the career and educational experiences of a former manager of NASA’s Space Launch System’s Payload Integration Office at Marshall Space Flight Center.
    • Activity – This document provides background information about satellite orbits, as well as some of the basic concepts of remote imaging. There are also videos that demonstrate the activities.
    • Continue Learning – This document includes links to help continue engagement. The links include videos, and articles, as well as additional activities.