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Student Mission Operation Center
The last EarthKam mission was on the STS-099 flight. The flight took place in February 2000. A Student Missions Operation Center was operated at the N.C. State University's Science House. This section is devoted to the Science House SMOC activities.

Previous Mission Photo Archive
North Carolina middle schools have been involved in previous EarthKam NASA missions. This section presents selected photos requested by NC students involved in past EarthKam flights.

Participating Schools
There are seven school groups who will be involved in the Science House SMOC for the STS-099 flight in February 2000. Find out who they are and what they will be doing.

Science Simulations
We have assembled some simulations to help students understand some of the science concepts involved in the flight of the space shuttle orbiter.

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Copyright 2000 John C. Park and Susan Curtis for the Science Junction