Launch Box was an educational television series that was produced jointly by Nickelodeon, NASA and the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. It was meant to teach kids about space travel technology. As part of the Cable in the Classroom service, the show was intended to be taped by teachers and shown in the classroom. Each episode also included a teachers portion before and after where ideas for lessons and other aides were discussed. The show was taped before a live studio audience at Nickelodeon Studios and made use of many sets for shows such as What Would You Do? and Double Dare.
The show aired from May 9, 1991 to March 11, 1994, and continued in reruns often in early morning time slots right after Nick at Nite had finished (usually as part of Cable in the Classroom) until September 1, 2000.
|Cable in the Classroom v • t • e|
|Shows||Kids' Writes • Standby...Lights! Camera! Action! • Against the Odds • Kid's Court • Launch Box • Nick News • Nickelodeon Wild Side Show • Let's Just Play Go Healthy Challenge|
|Specials||The Big Help • The Big Green Help • Kids Pick the President • Worldwide Day of Play|
|See also||Nick Jr. • Noggin|