As space exploration efforts around the world focus more and more on mounting a manned mission to Mars, Xploration Station’s latest #StudentAstronaut contest offers America’s top STEM students the chance to join the action.
PHILADELPHIA, January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xploration Station, a weekend morning block of live-action, educational and informational TV shows primarily airing on FOX TV stations around the country, has been extended by the Fox Station Group through 2020. The announcement was made today by Steve Rotfeld, president of Steve Rotfeld Productions (SRP), who produces and distributes Xploration Station.
On March 24, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and "Xploration Earth 2050" received two nominations, one for Outstanding Special Class Series and another for Outstanding Writing Special Class. The series, hosted by renowned artist and futurist Chuck Pell, is one of four shows comprising "Xploration Station," a two-hour blog of STEM-related programming airing on Saturday mornings on Fox TV stations.
Xploration Outer Space, one of the four series comprising the Fox Television Stations' two-hour block of STEM-focused children's programming entitled Xploration Station, recently partnered with Project PoSSUM to launch the #StudentAstronaut Contest.
In the fall of 2014, the Fox TV Stations debuted Xploration Station, a two-hour block of STEM-focused programming consisting of four new shows. One of those shows, Xploration Outer Space, has partnered with the nonprofit Project PoSSUM to launch the #StudentAstronaut Contest, a competition giving one high school or college student the chance to take part in a special 5-day scientist-astronaut training program.
On March 31, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and Xploration Awesome Planet andXploration Earth 2050 received nominations. The two series are part of Xploration Station, Fox TV Station's two-hour block of STEM programming airing on Saturday mornings.