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January 31, 2019

NASA Scientists join SEA Semester Students on Research Mission

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NASA researcher Dan Slayback standing on the beach of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai.

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Land Ho! Visiting a Young Island
By Ellen Gray
 

Excitement was in the air when research scientist Dan Slayback of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, approached a small trio of islands in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga. It was October 8th, and Dan had joined the scientists and students with the Sea Education Association’s SEA Semester South Pacific cruise to visit a three-year-old island he’d only seen from space.

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