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Shuttle Radar Topography Mission



For information about Shuttle Radar Topography Mission outreach activities, please contact
Dr. Robert E. Crippen, NASADEM Project Lead Scientist.

Earth Science Educational Products
JPL offers many products and programs that are valuable resources for teaching and learning about Earth and Earth resources. A list of these products can be found in the Earth Science Educational and Informational Products list (this list is in Adobe Acrobat format).

Resources for Elementary and Middle-School Children.

JPL's Space Place Web Site is geared towards 8 to 10-year-olds and has several ideas for activities:

Visit the United Stated Geological Survey's education website, which includes information on mapping and satellite observations of Earth:

Learn About Radar

Visit the SIR-C Virtual Classroom for information about the Shuttle Imaging Radar-C (SIR-C), a radar that flew onboard the space shuttle to gather information about Earth's environment. The site includes information on how to get CD-ROMs, slide sets, and videos of SIR-C imagery.

Webcasts featuring SRTM Team Members

SRTM team members from engineering and science took part in three question and answer session in webcasts that took place before, during, and after the 11-day shuttle mission. SRTM astronaut Janice Voss was on hand to participate in the post-flight web cast. Go to NASA Quest to view the webcasts.