BOZEMAN - A Montana State University graduate student in physics has been named a NASA Student Ambassador during the International Year of Astronomy in 2009.
As an ambassador, Joey Key will give presentations around Montana about NASA programs to elementary and secondary schools. Her presentations are intended to get youth excited about science, and particularly about NASA discoveries in astrophysics, planetary science and solar physics. Key is one of 46 undergraduate and graduate students selected for the program.
Key has given similar presentations as part of the Space Public Outreach Team in Montana.