NASA

Photo: NASA Elsewhere on the Web The mission of NASA – https://www.nasa.gov – is to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research. Key Links nasa.gov Facebook Flickr: NASA HQ Flickr: NASA Marshall @nasa Tweets by NASA NASA TV https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv#public TV Schedule https://www.youtube.com/user/NASAtelevision Planeta.com Earth Astronomy Spacecraft Space Travel July 20 and looking …

Zion National Park

Photo Zion National Park is one of our favorite places in the USA. Puebloan Peoples inhabited the area from 500-1200 A.D, followed by the Paiute, who were still in residence in 1858 when Mormon missionaries arrived. The Paiute called the area Mukuntuweap which means “straight canyon” in Southern Pauite. Key Links http://www.nps.gov/zion https://www.facebook.com/zionnps https://twitter.com/ZionNPS http://www.flickr.com/zionnps Zion …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News fronterasdesk.org – Facebook – @fronterasdesk frontera.info – @fronterainfo Refusing to forget A project committed to studying and sharing the history of state sanctioned violence …

Memphis, Tennessee

Postcard Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and the 25th-largest city in the United States in terms of population. Mississippi River The Memphis Riverfront stretches along the Mississippi River from the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in the north, to the T. O. Fuller State Park in the south. The River Walk is a park …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Quotes The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the border it’s just home. – Alfredo Corchado @ajcorchado The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the …

Everglades National Park

Photo: Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Nature Trail Key Links nps.gov/ever/index.htm @EvergladesNPS Headlines Top lawmaker calls for buying up sugar land to clean Everglades (2016) Protecting Everglades National Park ends way of life for Gladesmen Homestead Launches Free National Parks Trolley Dawn Shirreffs: Everglades restoration cannot wait YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/EvergladesNPS Flickr evergladesnps Flickr Groups Everglades …

Wild USA

Photo: NPS, Yosemite The United States has a long history of conservation and lack thereof. The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness and wildlife are embedded throughout Planeta.com. New Visitor Spending Near USA National Parks National Parks and Monuments Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Yosemite National Park Grand Canyon National Park Bears Ears National Monument …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

Wyoming

Photo: Alex Weimar, Devil’s Tower National Monument Wyoming is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah and on the west by Idaho. Parks Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Embedded Tweets A truly unique place, a visit to @DevilsTowerNM is …