The International Technology Education Association has
presented the NASA/JPL ‘Space Place’ outreach team with the
organization’s Presidential Citation “for efforts above and
beyond the call of duty in service to the technology education

Sponsored primarily by NASA’s New Millennium Program, the
Space Place effort encompasses numerous educational products,
including a Web site featuring space science- and technology-
related activities at . Space
Place also produces classroom activity articles published in
the International Technology Education Association’s monthly
educator journal, monthly articles appearing on children’s
pages of five major metropolitan newspapers, and display
materials and educational activities distributed through
partnerships with museums, planetariums, libraries and
community organizations nationwide.

The award was presented to the Space Place team at the
organization’s annual conference held in Atlanta, Ga., last

JPL is managed for NASA by the California Institute of
Technology in Pasadena.