The Powerhouse Team Behind Project Ianos
A team of leading education specialists, storytellers, and space organizations make up Project Ianos. They all share a common goal — to ignite curiosity in the next generation of explorers using the inspirational story of human space exploration. Meet the partners dedicated to giving middle-school students an out-of-this-world learning experience:
Each partner brings a unique set of skills and perspective to help us create lesson materials that you can easily integrate into your classroom:
Interactive videos produced and hosted by Josh Bernstein from Explorer At Large
Unparalleled industry insights from the Aldrin Family Foundation
Postcards sent by students to space thanks to Club for the Future and Blue Origin
In October 2020, NASA awarded Project Ianos (one of seven out of 95 submissions) a one-year grant. Two elements of the Project Ianos proposal that caught NASA’s eye:
It provides innovative, remote learning opportunities
It reaches a diverse set of students with relevant NASA content.
By offering its lesson materials for free, Project Ianos specifically aims to help to close gaps faced by economically challenged communities.