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Virginia Tech Students’ Experiments On Board Rocket Launch

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 12:37pm -- WCVE

A team from Virginia Tech is at Wallops Island tomorrow morning (Thursday, August 23), for the launch of a suborbital rocket, carrying with it their experiments--and their hopes for a future in space exploration.

WCVE Public Radio’s Charles Fishburne has more in this Science Matters report. Video segment courtesy of the University of Colorado.

Students and Teachers Explore Outer Space

This summer, Virginia students and teachers in grades 4-6 explored the possibilities of life on Mars as part of the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA) Summer Camp and Teacher Training Institute. VISTA is a partnership among 69 school districts, six universities and the Virginia Department of Education. The goals of VISTA are to improve science teaching and student learning in Virginia.

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