Space Exploration

A collection of content related to Space Exploration. 


  • May 5 - National Astronaut Day
  • May 7 - National Space Day


Ronald McNair | Carolina Snaps


South Carolina native Ronald McNair was the second African-American to go into space, and was part of the STS-51L crew that died when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off on...
Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame
Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame


Research each astronaut in the S.C. Hall of Fame videos, Charles M. Duke, Jr., Ronald Erwin McNair and Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Create a slide on each that includes at least five facts and a photo for...
Virtual Classroom: Astronaut Charles Duke


For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Apollo 16 astronaut General Charles Duke sits down with students Jose Lopez, Jonathan Luines, and Morgan Swygert, to discuss his experiences as...