- Is NASA a part of the Department of Defense?
- NASA is not a part of the Department of Defense, nor of any other Cabinet-level department. NASA's administrator reports directly to the White House.
- When is the next rocket launch? Can I go see it?
- The main NASA launch schedule is at: http://www.nasa.gov/missions/highlights/schedule.html. This lists launches from Kennedy, where NASA's largest rockets are launched, as well as launches from NASA's sounding rocket launch site, Wallops, and other locations.
- I think I found a meteorite. Can you help me out?
- Contact your local museum of natural history or planetarium. Several of them have collections of meteorites & experts who can appraise them. The website of the International Planetarium Society is: http://www.ips-planetarium.org.
- I have a medal that came from NASA. Can you tell me more about it?
- NASA hands out many medals. Details on them can be found at: http://nasapeople.nasa.gov/awards_lp.htm
- My question isn't on your list!
- You can contact NASA's Public Communications and Inquiries Management Office:
- Public Communications and Inquiries Management Office
- NASA Headquarters
- Suite 5K39
- Washington, DC 20546
- (202) 358-0001 (Office)
- (202) 358-3469 (Fax)
- You can also contact the NASA Headquarters Library. They have resource lists that cover a wide variety of subjects.