• Sunday, 24 March 2019

Back To Space Seeking Candidates for Student Ambassador Program

DALLAS: Back To Space (BTS) is seeking candidates for its 2018 Student Ambassador Program. Contestants will be selected based on the submission of essays or videos.

Up to 25 will be selected and 10 will be named Senior Ambassadors, to be announced at the BTS VIP event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo VII this October in Dallas. Winners will be expected to inspire fellow students to develop STEM goals and will have responsibilities that may include filming, acting, writing, producing, science experiment development, campus liaison, launch, recovery, and possibly even crew member on the private space launch.

ESSAY / VIDEO TOPICS

The historical significance of the Apollo program
How to make STEM part of popular culture
Biography on one of the Apollo astronauts
Why I want to go to space

Deadline for submission is 11:59 pm Eastern Time, Friday, September 14, 2018. Winners will be selected in late September and announced at the VIP awards banquet in Dallas, and will have the opportunity to spend time at the banquet with some of the Apollo astronauts on the BTS team. All entrants must be U.S. citizens currently enrolled in grades 8 through 11, between the ages of thirteen and sixteen as of the deadline, attending public, private, or home schools, and legal residents of one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia.

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