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Photo courtesy of Matt Reyes

Spaceward Bound: Mojave 2011
Planetary Science in California’s Mojave Desert
landscape photo of Mojave desert

Mojave 2011: April 17 - 22
In-Service Teachers

  • Nevada, Las Vegas Area

Biographies of Participants:

Brad Bebout - Astrobiologist See:
Rosalba Bonaccorsi - Astrobiology, NASA Ames
Elaine Bryant - Graduate Student, Biology San Jose State University
Liza Coe - Educator; NASA Ames Education Division
Jane Curnutt - Graduate Student, Biology San Jose State University
Chris McKay - Planetary Scientist, NASA Ames; Expedition Lead
Paula Mills - Curriculum Leader: Science- Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
Jamie Molaro - Physics Student: San Francisco State University
Leyla Morrison - Valley High School, Las Vegas, Nevada
Matthew Reyes - Education Specialist, Photographer and Social Media Coordinator
Luther Richardson - Physics/Computer Science Teacher, NEAT member
Henry Sun - Microbiologist, Desert Research Institute/Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Jim Thompson - Cave Research Scientist

Follow the Expedition:
Journals, websites and more photos
   Out There Expeditions (notes and photos)
   Tons of photos by Matt Reyes
   Jim Thompson's photo album
   Also see Jut Wynne's 2011 Mojave Desert Expedition
See NASA Press Release
: "Spaceward Bound at Ubehebe Crater"

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Editor: Linda Conrad
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Last Updated: June 2011