LRO: Mini-RF ARENA - Lunar Simulation

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LRO: Mini-RF ARENA - Lunar Simulation
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8800 Greenbelt Rd Code 690 Greenbelt, MD 20771
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Mini-RF has developed a beta Lunar Simulation on the instrument and its findings at the Moon. The goal is to provide middle and high school students with a mission specific gaming-like experience that will be used to augment existing math and science curriculums. It also folds in the existing educational products developed for the Mini-RF instrument and the LRO mission. This is based on the ARENA (Augmented Reality Environment at APL), a 3-D modeling and simulation facility at APL that supports a number of Department of Defense and NASA missions.

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