Depending on criteria that include test scores from online lessons, the quality of her application, and her letters of recommendation, Ms. Rose may be chosen for a three-day visit to either the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.
The internship includes learning about Mars and past Mars missions, and designing her own mission, including a rover.
"My dream is to one day work with the space program and it would be so exciting to work on a mission to Mars," Ms. Rose said.
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