Space Explorersí virtual missions, experiments, and data analysis tools were founded upon the idea that students involved in the excitement of NASA missions could be highly motivated to pursue careers in math, science, and technology fields. Along with providing Internet based science curricula, Space Explorers also provides teachers with professional development opportunities and workshops to further enhance their science teaching abilities.

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Booneville Middle School
Booneville, Mississipi
Teacher Brenda Scott

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Space Explorers Consultant Joins Mars
Exploration Rover Team

Dr. R. Aileen Yingst, research consultant and science director for Space Explorers, Inc. has been selected by NASA to join the science team working with the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. She is one of eight researchers added to the rover team. "This is the closest I'll ever come to becoming an astronaut," she said. "This is probably the coolest thing I'll ever do."

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