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1:34 AM Thu, Jan. 17th

Mission for Mars<BR>PHS students help Mars effort with storm watch

PRESCOTT–While the ultimate science field trip for Prescott High student Michael Owens, 16, might someday be an actual journey to Mars, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is providing the next best thing.

Michael, and his Prescott High School team, have the opportunity to explore Mars by working on specific storm watch research projects during the Mars Exploration Rover Missions, the first of which reached the red planet this week.