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Young Thinkers Get to Tinker at JPL
More than 300 students have swelled JPL's ranks this summer, hailing from high schools, community colleges, four-year universities and graduate schools across the country.
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Sally Ride The United States' first woman astronaut remembers her shuttle flights, and reflects on significant changes affecting Earth's climate since then. She also describes Earth-imaging activities available to classrooms.
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Solar System Ambassador Solar System Ambassador with a Solar Spin
The Ambassador program is a NASA public outreach program designed to inspire the next generation of explorers.
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Phoenix on Mars Phoenix on the Red Planet
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander successfully touched down on the northern plains of Mars on May 25, 2008.
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previous student participants Want to be a Cassini Scientist for a Day?
If you're a student who's ever wondered what it's like to be a NASA scientist, look no further.
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kids watch their robot in action High-Schoolers Go Into Overdrive at FIRST Robotics Competition
Six-foot-tall robots, designed and built by high school students, took center stage recently at the Los Angeles FIRST Robotics Competition.
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What's Up
Video: What's Up for September
Step away from the city lights and gaze up at our Milky Way galaxy. You may even see one of the galaxy's spiral arms with your own eyes!
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Pack Your Backpack
Tour JPL with our new JPL Virtual Field Trip site. Stops include Mission Control and the Rover Lab. Cool space images and souvenirs are all included in your visit.
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