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SSP ... Is it for you?

     IMAGINE YOURSELF >>

     getting a taste of college life a year or two in advance ...

        being surrounded by classmates just as motivated as you are, united by curiosity and exploration ...

            solving a classic problem in celestial mechanics that seems insurmountable at first ...

                getting psyched about the 1AM time slot, when you and your teammates will operate the telescope yourselves ...

                    helping your classmates and being helped in turn, cooperating rather than competing ...

                        learning more and learning it faster than you ever thought possible, feeling intellectually challenged as you never have before ...

SSP is a rigorous, challenging experience that uses astronomy and space science to awaken and strengthen your connection to all of science. It is one of the longest-running and most prestigious programs of its kind in the world.