June 25, 2009 | In June, NASA renewed its cooperative agreement with GLOBE through February 2014. The new award begins in September. “We are very excited about GLOBE’s future and our renewed partnership with NASA,” says GLOBE director Ed Geary.
The program involves primary and secondary school students worldwide in hands-on science education activities. It plans to delve into environmental issues such as climate change, water quality and availability, and biodiversity over the next five years, according to Ed.