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Solar System Ambassadors Program

mqzZoThe Solar System Ambassadors Program (SSA) is a public outreach program designed to work with motivated volunteers across the nation. These volunteers communicate the excitement of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s space exploration missions and information about recent discoveries to people in their local communities. Applications to become a Solar System Ambassador are accepted once a year during the month of September. Successful candidates begin their one-year, renewable term of service the following January 1. The Announcement of Opportunity and application form will be posted on the Solar System Ambassadors Program website on September 1.

Cosmic Explorations 2016-2017 to Begin in October

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A new season of Cosmic Explorations will be starting this fall. The 2016-2017 series, “Mercury to Mars: LPI Explores the Solar System,” will feature our own LPI scientists discussing their research and how their work supports NASA’s solar system science and exploration efforts. The first lecture will be presented by Dr. Paul Spudis on October 6. Join us here at the LPI or watch it streamed live through the USRA Ustream channel.