West students take space station photos

       Students in the West Middle School Space and Technology Studies program completed another International Space Stationi EarthKAM (Earth Know-ledge Acquired by Middle School Students) mission last month.
       EarthKAM, started 10 years ago by astronaut Sally Ride, allows students worldwide to take pictures of Earth using a digital still camera aboard the space station.
       According to Ranganath Weiner, program director of the West Middle School Space and Technology Studies program, his students took 88 photos, which were later used in a team research project.

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