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  • Featured Class:
    Booneville Middle School – Booneville, Mississippi
    Teacher Brenda Scott

    Students in Ms. Scott’s classes had the opportunity to visit Mars! They successfully completed a Marslink® mission simulation, putting a satellite in orbit around the red planet. The classes became a mission control team with each student taking on a specific role. During the simulation, the team was faced with anomalies that could have put the mission in danger. Fortunately, they were able to come together and through creative problem-solving, made the mission a success.

    “We have been able to attain a greater understanding of the space program, rocketry, and our solar system with the materials provided by the program and the invaluable resources through the Internet,” said Ms. Scott. “These programs coupled with the launch simulations have inspired several students to pursue the possibility of careers in the space program.”

    If you would like to be the next Featured Class, please complete the following:

    1. Write a short summary of your experiences using Space Explorers educational programs.
    2. Submit a photo of your class participating in a mission simulation, experiment, or other Space Explorers' activity. E-mail your photo(s) and summary to pao@space-explorers.com.
    3. Complete a submission release form and fax it to the Space Explorers Public Affairs Office at 920-339-4619.

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