Students Relive Apollo 11 Moon Landing with NASA’s ‘Next Giant Leap’ Challenge
January 1, 1970
By Meghan Bartels

If you could put anything on the moon to represent you and your community, what would you choose?

Students across the country will need to tackle that question, among others, as part of the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge, a contest commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first human moon landing. Created by a NASA educational program particularly focused on underserved communities, the challenge will ask participating students to land drones near the Apollo 11 landing site on a map of the moon’s landscape, place a payload representing their community to leave behind on the moon and complete science activities.

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