Current student challenge — ROADS on Asteroids

A space craft flies across a star field toward the asteroid Vesta, surrounded by a circle with the words Rover Observation and Drone Survey (ROADS) on Asteroids.NESSP’s 2020–2021 NASA National Student Challenge is ROADS on Asteroids! This year student teams will take a mission to the asteroid Vesta, encountering challenges including engineering and programming, analyses of biological signatures and geologic features, drone flight and impactor drops. ROADS on Asteroids is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards, creating a fun, hands-on activity that can help students meet requirements. Curriculum for a companion course is also available.

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NESSP Announcements

SME talk: NASA Artemis Program Overview [ROADS News for teams (July 23, 2020)]

G’day, challenge teams! This is a last-minute notification, but we’re excited to invite you to join us for this talk! Tomorrow — Friday, July 24 — we’ll be hearing from Patrick Troutman, lead for human exploration strategic assessments at the NASA Langley Research Center, who will be presenting an Artemis Program overview. The talk will …

Let’s finish the mission! — ROADS on Mars reboot information

G’day, ROADS on mars teams! This is the email/blog post you’ve been waiting for — we’re officially announcing the ROADS on Mars Student Challenge reboot. This is not a restart!  We’re not asking teams to go back to the beginning and start all over again.  The challenge will pick up where we left off back …

The Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline

The Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline is a collaborative K-12 education effort serving students, teachers, and their diverse communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.