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Looking Up

By: Karen Bouvier | March, 2019

It began with a fanciful pact between two close highschool classmates at Thousand Island Central School that they would be on the first manned mission to Mars. “Space exploration was moving fast,” explained Lisabeth Moore Kissner, Instructor and Director of the Northcountry Planetarium at SUNY Plattsburgh. “Once the U.S. went to the moon, installed satellites read more


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March 2019

The world has changed dramatically since the technology revolution arrived in the late 1970s. Today, it is difficult to imagine our lives without computers, smart phones, apps, online shopping, and many of the other conveniences made possible by the men and women working in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...



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