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Look Up! Step Back in Time with the James Webb Space Telescope Challenge

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Back by popular demand, we’re thrilled to announce the Look Up! Step Back in Time challenge, sponsored by NASA@ My Library, an official NASA partner. This challenge is designed to help readers explore the science behind NASA's newest space telescope mission, the James Webb Space Telescope. Throughout the challenge, readers will have access to virtual resources like articles and videos about space science to gain new skills and explore educational and career pathways in Earth and Space Science. 


All public libraries in the U.S. are eligible to join the challenge and will have a chance to win backpacks filled with STEM-related materials and a telescope!


Fill out the form to register for the challenge and subscribe to updates.


NASA@ My Library is supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under grant No. NNX16AE30A. The work was also assisted and supported by the Space Science Institute, which was the recipient of the grant. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of NASA or the Space Science Institute.


Grand Prize

Three Circulation Backpacks with STEM-related resources

Second Place

Two Circulation Backpacks with STEM-related resources

Third Place

One Circulation Backpack with STEM-related resources

How it works

  • Get signed up!

    Fill out the form to register your public library to participate in the challenge.

  • Get set up!

    A member of our team will contact you with options to get started.

    Existing Beanstack customers can participate at no additional charge.

  • Get reading!

    Use our customizable resources to motivate your community. Every minute read gets you closer to the grand prize.

Have Questions?

Interested in joining the challenge, but have questions? We're here to help.

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