Mary Winston Jackson (1921–2005) successfully overcame the barriers of segregation and gender bias to become a professional aerospace engineer and leader in ensuring equal opportunities for future generations.
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The NASA headquarters in Washington, D.C., has a new name: the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters. This is quite an honor for an amazing person.

“Mary W. Jackson was part of a group of very important women who helped NASA succeed in getting American astronauts into space. Mary never... Read more

Entrance sign for the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
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Summer is here and that means it’s time for some fun in the sun!

It has been a difficult few months for all of us, and the pandemic has left many people rethinking their summer vacation plans. Fortunately, we live in a state with lots of outdoor options for recreation.

The Phoenix... Read more

bald eagle using a saguaro cacti as a nesting site
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Top Photo: photo courtesy of Kyle McCarty/AZGFD

After decades of searching, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has documented proof that bald eagles sometimes use saguaro cacti as nesting sites!

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Upper Deck even put Ayres on a card!
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Top Photo: Upper Deck even put Ayres on a card!

Many kids have dreams of playing professional sports when they grow up. One guy recently got to make his childhood dream come true when he made his... Read more

Nova, the new mascot for the festival, made his appearance alongside Boomer Bear!
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If you’re into science, math and related cool stuff, you’ve gotta attend a few Arizona SciTech events! This is the ninth year of the monstrously fun festival—Arizona’s biggest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Thousands of events all over the state show people that... Read more

President Donald Trump behind the podium
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Top photo courtesy of Tia Dufour; Official White House Photo/

President Donald J. Trump was impeached on Dec. 18, 2019.

The impeachment was a major event because President Trump is the third president in our country’s history to be impeached. The first was Andrew... Read more

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Floods Hit Venice!

Last month, the Italian city of Venice faced its worst flooding in more than 50 years.

In 1966, 6 feet 4 inches of water overwhelmed Venice and caused significant damage... Read more

Archaeologists opened the SARCOPHAGI
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Top photo credit: Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities–Arab Republic of Egypt

Egypt is a country that is known for its history and historical artifacts, and the country has certainly not disappointed lately... Read more

Name Nasa's Next Mars Rover
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Think you have what it takes to name NASA’s next rover? Well, it’s time to get creative because now’s your chance!

NASA announced that K–12 students can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest now through Nov. 1.

“This naming contest is a wonderful opportunity for our... Read more