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Emily Dickinson Students Choose First Student-Selected Moon Images [PHOTO]

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NASA MoonKAM

Fourth Grade students of Bozeman’s Emily Dickinson Elementary School were honored with choosing the first photos to be released from the two satilites, Ebb and Flow, orbiting the moon. The students won this honor by submitting the winning names, Ebb and Flow, for the two satellites in a national contest. The photo they chose gives a great depiction of the far side of the moon along with Earth just off the horizon. Two things you never get to see while stationed here on Earth.

The photos were taken by MoonKAM (Moon Knowledge Acquired by Middle schools students). This is a strange name isn’t it? The goal of naming the program MoonKAM is simple: to get students interested in the engineering and physics.

GRAIL mission principal investigator Maria Zuber says it best.

MoonKAM is based on the premise that if your average picture is worth a thousand words, then a picture from lunar orbit may be worth a classroom full of engineering and science degrees.

Get more updates and follow the Ebb and Flow satellites at nasa.com

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