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SpaceCrafts: Making a Hubble Space Telescope Costume

  • By Maggie Masetti
  • November 30, 2015
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You may have seen our recent blog post by a high school friend of Maggie’s who helped her son make a James Webb Space Telescope costume for Halloween this year. When the Schoellners put together a Hubble costume, we had to ask them for a “how to” – so now … Continue Reading →


Oren and his brother

SpaceCrafts: Making a James Webb Space Telescope Costume

  • By Maggie Masetti
  • November 12, 2015
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Note: A childhood friend of mine came for a visit this summer with her science-obsessed seven-year-old, Oren. He was so taken with what he saw that he wanted a James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) costume for Halloween. They did such a nice job with it (and the accompanying Ariane 5 … Continue Reading →


Finished product

SpaceCrafts: Realistic Rockets and Other Adventures in Space Costuming for Kids…

  • By Maggie Masetti
  • November 4, 2014
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Last year at Halloween, Dirk Schoellner tweeted a shot of one of his sons dressed up for Halloween – as the James Webb Space Telescope costume. We, of course loved it, so the Schoellners did a tutorial for us about how they built it. This was not their first year … Continue Reading →


schoellner halloween

Reminder: Show Us Your Space Costumes!

  • By Maggie Masetti
  • November 12, 2013
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Just a reminder now that we’re past Halloween… if you dressed up in a space or astronomy-themed costume, please share your photos with us! To get you inspired, here is how Dirk Schoellner’s kids, Brian and Eric, looked on Halloween, all dressed up for Trick-or-treating, as Dr. Von Braun and … Continue Reading →


JWST costume

SpaceCrafts: Build your own JWST costume!

For the past couple of years, we’ve run a Halloween costume contest – and we’ve seen some pretty amazing costumes! We also occasionally get a peek at costumes (in-progress and finished) on Twitter or Facebook… and when the Schoellner family tweeted a shot of their JWST costume, we knew we … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Contest Results

  • By admin
  • November 19, 2012
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Thank you so much for your entries for our space/science Halloween costume contest! We were really sorry to not be able to take entries from kids this time, but we hope we’ll be able to get the legalities sorted out for next year! Without further ado, here are our winners! … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: Our 2nd Annual Halloween Costume Contest

  • By admin
  • October 19, 2012
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Last year’s winner: Yuruany Arrieta as the Hubble Space Telescope That’s right, it’s back by popular demand! Send us a photo of your space, astronomy, physics, or science-based costume! We’ll choose our three favorites and award a NASA prize pack to the winners! Submit your photo to: blueshift @ bigbang … Continue Reading →


Costume Contest

Contest: Halloween Costume Contest Results

Thanks to everyone that entered our Halloween science costume contest – we were thrilled with the response! Here are our top three winners, who will each be receiving a prize pack of NASA goodies! Yuruany Arrieta as the Hubble Space Telescope:


Contest: And the Winners Are

Contest: And the winners are…

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our space-themed snowflake contest last month! It made our holidays more fun to open those emails and see what creative things you’d been snipping out of paper to share with us! After poring over the entries, and plenty of discussion and debate, … Continue Reading →


Snowflake Contest

Contest: Snowflake deadline extended!

  • By Sara Mitchell
  • December 15, 2010
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Here at Goddard, we just got our first snow of the year – just a dusting, but it’s definitely beginning to look and feel like winter! ¬†We’ve been excited to see what people have been coming up with for our space-themed snowflake and garland contest – and inspired enough to … Continue Reading →


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