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Are you curious about outer space? I sure am, especially the planets. When NASA’s space rover Curiosity landed on Mars, I was one of the people following it on the news. I admit, I kind of hoped to see aliens but the pictures were pretty cool anyway.
A few months ago, Dr. Robert Thirsk (a former astronaut) came to my classroom to talk about his adventures in space. He said that he believed the Mars astronauts of the future are in the elementary classrooms of today – maybe even in MY classroom. Can you imagine?!
Of course, I would love to explore all of the planets. Saturn’s rings look neat, and I think the names Neptune and Mercury are pretty cool. I wonder what it would be like to step onto the surface of some place new like that? I know being an astronaut would be hard work, but who knows, if track and field doesn’t work out, I could aspire to be an astronaut – and eventually explore the planets, maybe even Mars.
Do you have a favourite planet?
- Chase Superman Duffy