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About Us:

A team of NASA scientists and engineers has selected Council Rock School District to participate in NASA’s Microgravity Experience Program. Seven schools were selected from applicants across the country to design and test an experiment aboard NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft known as the "Vomit Comet." This unique opportunity will challenge students to design and build an experiment that has real world applications and puts learning into action. The project will motivate the next generation of explorers to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as only NASA can do. Students will follow the scientific process throughout the project. Every step will be documented on a website that will be accessible to schools and communities worldwide. Lesson plans will be included for schools and teachers to access and use to supplement their curricula.

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Thank you for your consideration,

The Rock Rovers Team



The companies and associations listed below have made it possible for The Rock Rovers to take part in this extraordinary and unique experience. Without their gracious donations we would not have been able to produce what we have so far.A large thank you goes out to each one of them from the Rock Rovers team! To find out more about our sponsors please click here, or visit our sponsors page by clicking on the tab titled "sponsors" at the top of the website. To our visitors, please thank our wonderful sponsors by visiting their sites linked below!

Critter Control                                                       Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Airline Hydraulics
                                              Air Liquide America Specialty Gases

Titans Baseball Academy                           K-B Lighting Manufacturing Co., Inc.


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