On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will occur over the United States. The path of this historic event will pass directly over the lands of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation. NASA has partnered with Native American middle school and high school teams to develop high altitude balloon payloads to fly to the edge of space during the eclipse and gain an unprecedented view of the shadow of the moon on our Earth. There was also be other educational opportunities for the youth during the NASA visit to Central Oregon.
For more information on this competition, download the PDF of “Our Reservation, Our Eclipse Our Launch Competition.”