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Lassen 2008

Spaceward Bound
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Mars landscape with Jennifer Helmann doing field research in the foreground

Join teachers and students as they study side-by-side with NASA scientists who search for life in extreme environments closely approximating what they expect to find on other planets. Building on research done during the Here Today; Gone to Mars NASA Quest Challenge join these teachers during their many adventures, as they experience authentic field research with world-renowned planetary scientists living and working in this remote Moon/Mars analog research site. This expedition features research being done at Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California.

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Editor: Linda Conrad
NASA Official: Liza Coe
Last Updated:August 2008

Teachers Contact: Liza Coe