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Fall 2009 -- Winners Target 2: Tethys & Rings

Fall 2009 -- Winners Target 2: Tethys & Rings


Kathryn Myers

Grade 5 and 6

Kathryn Myers

Highland School
Warrenton, Va.


" Tethys is an icy moon covered with many small craters and one very large unique crater called Odysseus. I believe these craters are scientifically interesting and need to be investigated more to find out how they were created. "
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Caroline Fontenot

Grade 7 and 8

Caroline Fontenot

Charles F. Bolden Middle School
Beaufort, S.C.


" I believe that by pointing the satellite toward target two, we can learn more extensively what truly is going on when the ring appears clumped. "
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Grade 9 to 12

Jillian Stronk

Cheshire High School
Cheshire, Conn.


" Because of the close up view of Saturn’s rings, studies of the rings’ composition can still be carried out. In addition to that, scientists will be able to find out if in fact Tethys is adding to Saturn’s E ring. "
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Jillian Stronk