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March 2012 D/NF Newsletter Now Online

The March 2012 issue of the Discovery and New Frontiers News, now in its 13th year of publication, contains the latest updates on the missions and highlights from education and public outreach activities.


The newsletter has photos from the recent San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering Expo Day which featured a NASA booth for the first time. Scientists and educators from many of the D/NF missions brought a wide array of activities that engaged kids and their parents, proving that science is cool!

March 2012 D/NF Newsletter Now Online

JPL astronomer Steve Edberg brought solar telescope to the science festival.

Credit: S. Asplund

Learn more about the "Vision of Discovery" educator workshop, focusing on science inspiring art and art inspiring science. Held on March 10, the session featured the New Horizons, Dawn, and MESSENGER missions, engaging 120 educators at four sites linked together through NASA's Digital Learning Network. The workshop featured mission science updates and new activities including "Art and the Cosmic Connection" and MESSENGER Mosaic Postcards. Watch the archived presentations here.