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MS PHD’s Professional Development Program for Undergraduate/Graduate Students – Deadline August 31, 2012

MS PHD'S Program

MS PHD’s Cohort IX: 2012-2014 Professional Development Program for Undergraduate/Graduate Students (Apply by Aug. 31)

The Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success (MS PHD’S) Professional Development Program facilitates mentoring and networking activities for minority undergraduate and graduate Earth system science and engineering (ESSE) majors and provides a supportive environment in which participants develop strategies and professional skills necessary to excel in Earth system science and engineering fields. Space is also available for those interested in being mentors.

MS PHD’s is currently accepting applications for Cohort IX (2012-2014). The deadline to submit your online application is August 31, 2012. In addition to the online application, please have two references submit letters of recommendation to pdp@msphds.org by August 31, 2012.

To learn more, visit http://www.msphds.org/.

JPL Creates 3-D Visualization of Curiosity Rover Landing

Eyes on the Solar System Curiosity Simulation

Try the Eyes on the Solar System Curiosity simulation to view the NASA mission in real time!

JPL’s Eyes on the Solar System is a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA’s Voyager spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It’s up to you. You control space and time.

As a special feature for the Eyes on the Solar System program, you can now experience the Mars Curiosity Rover landing in real time! This visualization lets you ride with Curiosity all the way to the surface of Gale crater. Preview the events of Entry Descent and Landing, or watch live!

Visit the Eyes on the solar System website today to try this interactive simulation! Note: JAVA is required and the simulation will open in a separate window.

http://eyes.nasa.gov/exit.html

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