team spirit. Demonstrate your team's energy and investigative creativity.
This part of the application is optional, but it is a lot of fun to
do-especially for students who can draw, print, design, or paint.
Develop a Mission Patch, or Theme Song, or Team Motto.
creates a mission patch for each mission, and the Astronauts and mission
team members all wear it on their uniforms. Mission patches are colorful
and illustrate the themes of the mission.
the idea. Every NASA flight and significant space probe has its
own Mission Patch, a colorful, collectible symbol for that mission.
Mission Patch attempts to capture in colorful pictures and symbols
the goals of the mission and its hopes for the future. The final
Mission Patch you send to Mission Control may be a composite of
ideas or one patch selected as most representative of your class
as a whole.
3. Do you have an idea for
a theme song or team motto? Those of you who are musically inclined,
or who enjoy working with words, might add a slogan or a theme song
with or without lyrics.