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JIRP Open House at the AGU Fall Meeting

JIRP open house at AGU on December 14th from 7pm-10pm at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. There will be a brief information slideshow and a chance to chat with young and old JIRPers. Prospective students are encouraged to attend!  Please RSVP to our facebook event or shoot an e-mail to Matt Beedle (matt.jirp@gmail.com).

Field Staff Applications

Field staff applications for the 2017 season are now closed. If you have any questions about the field staff position or are interested in participating in future seasons, please send an e-mail to fger.jirp@gmail.com. Thanks!

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