LRO: Space Academy

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LRO: Space Academy
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8800 Greenbelt Rd Code 690 Greenbelt, MD 20771
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These programs give middle school students a close-up look at NASA’s  LRO mission and specifically the Mini-RF instrument. They are designed to engage, inspire, and influence attitudes about space science and STEM careers. Space Academy includes a student press conference with mission experts as panelists and students as “reporters.” The panelists represent varying backgrounds, careers, and roles on the mission. 

Awards Received:
NASA Group Achievement Award in 2010
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National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM