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JIRP 2018 Staff Application

Apply now to be a JIRP 2018 Staff Member! Applications are due by December 10th. 

JIRP 2018 Faculty Application

Calling all previous JIRP faculty members and those interested in participating in JIRP as a faculty member for the first time. Please fill out the JIRP 2018 Faculty Application by November 24th for first consideration for a faculty role during the upcoming field season.

JIRP Artist in Residence 2017

Hannah Perrine Mode was the JIRP 2017 Artist in Residence and has put together this fantastic site that chronicles her work this summer, both what she produced individually and what the team accomplished with her leadership. Thank you, Hannah!

The Intimate Feeling of VASTNESS

Steve Jacobus has a great short piece on JIRP based on his team's visit with JIRP this summer - The Intimate Feeling of VASTNESS




The JIRP Blog

My JIRP experience strengthened in me a love of exploration that ultimately led to my participation in the space program, including the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. JIRP was fundamental to my growth as a scientist and as a person.
— Dr. Steven Squyres, Professor Astronomy, Cornell University; Principal Investigator of Mars Exploration Rover Project