Kennedy Space Center’s newest Web site seeks to encourage
middle school students across the nation to develop an interest in
science and math by viewing real working experts in these fields.
The "Enter the Firing Room" online Web site provides interactive
games and information linking these subjects to exciting careers
The Web site highlights system engineers who work in KSC’s
launch firing rooms. The site includes a firing room tour, fun
facts, pictures and a special page for educators. Students get a
chance to meet actual engineers through videos and biographies.
Videos of astronauts are also featured on the site. After a virtual
tour, students can test their knowledge by taking the Launch
"Enter the Firing Room" is a Web site funded through
NASA’s Human Exploration and Development of Space