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Space Astronomy Summer Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
Each summer, the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) brings a dozen highly motivated college students to Baltimore, Maryland, for a Space Astronomy Summer Program (SASP). STScI is the scientific operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope and the future James Webb Space Telescope. The SAS Program runs from mid-June to mid-August, and is designed for upper division undergraduates with a strong interest in space astronomy. Students work individually with STScI researchers and staff on research projects that might include data reduction and interpretation, software development, scientific writing, preparing data for public releases. The program affords students the opportunity to attend lectures on a variety of exciting topics related to space astronomy, the Hubble, and James Webb Space Telescopes.

The Space Astronomy Summer Program provides students a fun, educational experience within a team-spirited environment. Students will receive a comparable monetary stipend, housing assistance, and travel to and from Baltimore.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/31/2018
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Participating Institution(s):
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Space Telescope Science Institute (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Computer Sciences
Mathematics
Physics
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Atmospheric Ozone
Atmospheric Physics
Planetary Atmospheres

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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