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Earth to Mars Makes an Impact on Students

Thanks to our sponsor, The Family Security Plan, 30 high school students from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C. experienced our Earth to Mars program. The students were challenged with a simulated Space Launch …

Cameron McCarty Alumni Profile

Name:  Cameron McCarty  Current Employer:  University of Tennessee   Current Title:  Graduate Student and Engineering Camera Uplink Lead for the Opportunity Mars Rover  Future Employer: Teledyne Brown Engineering  Future Title: Operations Controller for the ISS  Education: Master’s degree Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tennessee-Knoxville  Which of our Challenger Learning …

McKinley Technology High School Students Take on Earth to Mars

On May 8, 2018, we hosted McKinley Technology High School students at the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC. The sophomore students listened to industry experts talk about the current Mars mission during the …

Sophomore High School Student Interviews NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. James Green

We invited one student from McKinley Technology High School to interview NASA Chief Scientist Dr. James Green after his presentation at the Humans to Mars Summit. The sophomore had the opportunity to ask Dr. Green …

Challenger Center Announces Recipient of June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator Award

Washington (May 10, 2018) – Challenger Center today announced that Nancy Rosenbaum, a fifth-grade science teacher at Florida State University Schools (FSUS) is the recipient of the 2018 June Scobee Rodgers Innovative Educator award. The …

Barbara Bush – A Beloved Woman, Leader, and Friend

We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush. We’ve loved and admired her for decades and will never forget the profound impact she had on this country. Barbara saw …

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