Douglas County Students Photograph the Moon with Satellite!

Douglas students take reins in lunar study that brings astronomy home

by Kevin Simpson
April 19, 2012


Jason Cochrane, who teaches sixth-grade science at the new Ben Franklin Academy charter school in Douglas County, came upon a unique opportunity through a NASA program that launched two satellites to orbit the moon with instruments intended solely for educational purposes.

His middle school students can now use the satellites to take photographs of the moon’s surface!

Read more about Douglas County young astronomers at the!

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