DAWN: Asteroid Mapper

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DAWN: Asteroid Mapper
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McREL International
4601 DTC Blvd.
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80237
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Asteroid Mapper is an online Web interface for participants to count and analyze craters on the surface of Vesta. Vesta Zoo provides images of the surface of Vesta through a web page to "citizen scientists" for them to identify and mark surface features. The data produced by this activity is available to the science team for analysis.

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National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM