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NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative. Community > Asteroid Mappers. A sample Vesta image map in progress—what features have we missed?

Community > Asteroid Mappers

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/CosmoQuest/McREL In Asteroid Mappers, you are invited to investigate and analyze high-resolution Dawn images of Vesta, including craters and other features, from your own computer! Rock Around The World. Disk Detective. Planet Four: Terrains — Zooniverse. Saint Louis Science Center. Experience the science and technology behind exploring the red planet by visiting our Mission: Mars exhibit.

Saint Louis Science Center

Developed by the Saint Louis Science Center in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis and NASA, this unique exhibit has two parts. Mission Control is in the Saint Louis Science Center’s main building (5050 Oakland) and allows guests to experience current day exploration by assuming the role of an engineer at a NASA Lab, designing and building a robotic rover to explore Mars.

Here guests have the opportunity to program a rover and experience the challenges of driving it in a simulated time delay, while seeing Mars from the perspective of a rover. Mission Base takes you into the future of Mars exploration. U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Current Opportunities for K-8 Students. Don't miss out on NASA contests and things for elementary and middle school student to do.

Current Opportunities for K-8 Students

Check this page often for new items. CubeSat Launch OpportunityAudience: Informal Educators, K-12 and Higher Education Educators and StudentsProposal Deadline: Nov. 22, 2016Category: Other Opportunities NASA is seeking proposals for small satellite payloads called CubeSats to fly on rockets planned to launch or to be deployed from the International Space Station between 2017 and 2020. The CubeSat Launch Initiative gives students, teachers and faculty a chance to get hands-on flight hardware development experience while designing, building and operating small research satellites. This opportunity is open to U.S. nonprofit organizations and U.S. accredited educational organizations.

NASA's Digital Learning Network Event – Science on Station WebcastAudience: Middle and High School Students and EducatorsEvent Date: Nov. 28, 2016, 11 - 11:45 a.m.