If your Emergency Response Team (ERT) applications
show us you can work together quickly and accurately, and that
you are not afraid to study, apply new ideas, and explore where
few have ventured before, you will qualify to join us on an
Please, go to the Application
Process. Study, think, talk together, and prepare your teams'
applications. If we accept your work, your ERTs will assist
us during e-Mission: Operation Montserrat.
Here's the Plan
After you are accepted for the e-Mission, your teams will
have to train. Your job is to analyze the potential hazards
faced by the people of Montserrat. At t-minus 3 weeks, you will
learn about the dangers of volcanoes. At t-minus 2 weeks, you
will monitor any tropical storms or hurricanes in the area.
At t-minus 1 week, you will investigate the island itself and
study its land shapes, its resources, and the cities, roads,
and utilities the people have created. Then, based upon your
new knowledge and skills, you will develop plans to assist Montserrat's
On mission day, you will watch with us as
the Space Shuttle lifts off and astronauts upgrade our Low Earth
Orbiting satellite. If all goes well, the satellite will immediately
begin broadcasting. We will receive data about the volcano on
Montserrat and any tropical storms in the area. Your teams must
be prepared to analyze this data. Throughout the e-Mission,
you will be able to see and talk to us here in Mission Control.
We will work closely together.
Good luck with your application.