This weekend I have been driving up and back to Rotorua to scout the location of the upcoming Spaceward Bound expedition. The expedition will take place from 16-21 January 2015.
New Zealand teachers and students will join a NASA Astrobiologists and New Zealand scientists in the North Island to explore extreme environments and conduct scientific experiments that might one day provide insight for the search of life on other planets. The expedition is part of NASA’s Spaceward Bound programme, uniting teachers and research scientists in field activities and, ultimately, bringing the excitement of space exploration to New Zealand students. Read more here.