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To promote the young generations' talent and their skills, in order to contribute in the fields of science and space exploration.

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NMB competition, visit: http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu

University of Northern Iowa, visit: http://www.uni.edu

Computer Science entry contact: Rob Rivera Team Leader rr526692@uni.edu 319-231-6099



THE JOURNEY TO MARS BEGINS IN IOWA The University of Northern Iowa Enters the NASA Means Business Competition

The University of Northern Iowa Computer Science Department has entered the NASA Means Business competition. NMB is a nationwide program where college students across disciplines are given the opportunity to promote science and math education to elementary, middle and high school students by showcasing the NASA space exploration efforts. In its seventh year of competition, NMB has attracted top talent from universities all over the country to produce educational programs that peak the interest of students in math and science.

“. . . to enhance the science and technology enterprise so that the United States can successfully compete, prosper, and be secure in the global community of the 21st century”

- National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
NASA Education Strategic Coordination Framework:
A Portfolio Approach (June 2006)

The University of Northern Iowa has a strong commitment to teaching Iowans of all ages. Their participation in this competition demonstrates that commitment.

University of Northern Iowa