Summer on Pluto

Explanation: Undergrads and grad students from across the country took part in hands-on internships during the integration and test phase of the New Horizons and STEREO missions this summer. Participating students were from the NASA Minority University-SPace Interdisciplinary Network (MU-SPIN) and NASA Academy programs. Each student worked side-by-side with a mission team 'mentor' for 8 weeks.


Image credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI.