MJ MARGGRAFF
Mars: Our next great journey

Mars: Our next great journey

What will we pack to go to Mars, and back? What do you take when you leave home for a 2-3 year trip? Preparing for such an epoch journey has begun. Every rover and orbiter that scouts its surface, every day we spend on the International Space Station, every time we reach to touch the sub-orbital edge. We will take something of home with us, in the form of experiences…

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50-Word Stories: Overview Effect

She’s practiced all the maneuvers and feels ready for everything. “Tower, ready for takeoff.” “Cleared for takeoff.” “First solo.” “Roger.” The controller glances at another: “Think she’ll be next?” Wheels roll, wings rise, the sky opens, and heaven and earth release their graces. Astonished, her late mother surrounds her, smiling.

Tips from Space—for Teens

Tips from Space—for Teens

The keynote address: The American Association of University Women’s Annual Awards event The future rocket scientists and their families celebrated their achievements together on April 19, representing some of our best students from seven East Bay schools. Some are going to Yale and MIT, others are preparing to go to Stanford this summer to attend their first ‘camp’ to explore our latest technologies. And all speak with passion about all…

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