Discovery Education and foundation Team Up to Bring Students on a Field Trip to Mars

On Wednesday, December 12, students across the country will be taking a field trip that will put all others to shame – a field trip to Mars, courtesy of NASA, Discovery Education and’s foundation.

Journey to the Extreme: Your VIP Pass to Mars will give students across the country the exclusive opportunity to to meet the scientists, engineers and innovators behind the Mars Curiosity Rover mission.

Tomorrow, beginning at 1pm ET/10am PT, students will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Curiosity Rover, as well as exclusive access to NASA video of Mars. The students will also hear from the experts on what this mission’s discoveries may mean for our future.

Want to get your students in on the fun? Visit to register free of charge for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit outer space from the comfort of your own classroom.