Solar System Ambassadors Sought

In the U.S. and want to take your love of astronomy out reach to the next level? NASA JPL’s Solar System Ambassador program is looking for new applicants all this month.

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Solar System Ambassadors Program (SSA), a nationwide network of space enthusiast volunteers, will accept applications from September 1 through October 15* September 30, 2014

Highly motivated individuals will be given the opportunity to represent NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as volunteer Solar System Ambassadors to the public for a one-year, renewable term beginning January 1, 2015.

While applications will be sought nationwide, interested parties from the following states are especially encouraged to apply: Alaska, Delaware, Iowa, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wyoming and the District of Columbia. SSA hopes to add 100 new volunteers to the program in 2015.

To learn more about the Solar System Ambassador Program, visit

If you love astronomy outreach, consider applying. It is super-helpful to have a major organization supporting you and helping you when you’re looking to share your love of science.

*Update 9/26 – Deadline extended!

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