Envision Goes Social for the Live NASA SMAP Launch, to Enrich Teens’ Learning Experience through Social Media

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Envision Experience, a leading education organization dedicated to enabling students to explore their interests, chosen to attend NASA SMAP launch and share the event in real-time video, photos, and commentary via social media.

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NASA is a perfect example of the kind of innovative technology that will shape new career fields for tomorrow’s leaders. Hopefully, our coverage of the launch ignites a passion within students to explore their own future.

This Thursday, January 29, NASA is scheduled to launch the “Soil Moisture Active Passive” (SMAP) mission, designed to provide the most accurate, highest-resolution global measurements of soil moisture ever obtained from space.

Envision social media expert Spencer Burgos, a long-time evangelist of unique learning experiences for high school students, was chosen to attend the launch events in person in order to share the opportunity in real-time via social media. Interacting with NASA personnel at Vandenberg for the site tour and Delta II rocket launch, Burgos will document every moment of this event in live video, photos and commentary, available to the public via Envision’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

Envision Experience is a leading education organization dedicated to enabling students of all ages to explore their interests and gain the specific skills and experience necessary to distinguish themselves in today’s highly competitive arena. Envision’s lineup of 4 to 11-day learning programs (generally offered in the summer months) present students with immersive, hands-on workshops and site visits relevant to specific career fields and/or leadership.

“Our participation at the NASA launch really highlights Envision’s dedication to expanding students’ range of learning opportunities,” said Burgos. “Going beyond the classroom is essential in today’s global environment. Our ability to provide behind-the-scenes access to NASA is not only exciting and fascinating, but also helps students understand the connection between space exploration and our planet’s future. NASA is a perfect example of the kind of innovative technology that will shape new career fields for tomorrow’s leaders. Hopefully our coverage of the launch ignites a passion within students to explore their own future.”

Follow NASA’s SMAP Social Media Events
Envision social media followers can join the action at Vandenberg starting on Wednesday, January 28, NASA’s Social Media Day.

To follow Envision’s social media contributions at Vandenberg, find Envision on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EnvisionSTEM, Twitter @EnvisionExp (https://twitter.com/envisionexp) and Istagram @EnvisionExperience (http://instagram.com/envisionexperience).

Envision’s Technology and Science Programs
Students as young as third grade, and up through college level, can explore emerging technologies and STEM-related careers at Envision’s immersive science and tech summer camps. All pre-college STEM programs are part of Envision’s world-renowned National Youth Leadership Forums (NYLF). The college level STEM program is the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) Engineering and Technology delegation. ISLP is a premiere study-abroad program enabling college and university students to develop specialized career skills on a global scale. To learn more about all Envision science and technology (STEM) programs, visit http://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs?topic=s.t.e.m.

About Envision Experience
Since 1985, Envision programs have helped more than 800,000 students in more than 145 countries, develop the leadership and career skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive college and career landscape. 96% of high school students attending Envision programs report acceptance at one of their three top college choices. Envision Experience is highly accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

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