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Space Place: What is the Secret Code Used by the Voyager Spacecraft? DLESE Reviewed Collection
This module from the Space Place Web site allows students to learn the secret code spacecraft use to send images back from space. It introduces the language of computers and spacecraft. Binary and hexadecimal notations are explained. The Space Place is an educational NASA site for children and adults with activities and facts related to the exploration of space ? past, current and future. Some activities are computer-interactive and many are real-world-interactive.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Available from website
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-538
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Diane Fisher