Hardaway High School and Columbus State University graduate Cameron McCarty is working on his doctoral degree in planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee. He grew up at the CSU Coca-Cola Space Science Center, where he posed for this photo in May. He worked as a volunteer at the center when he was still in elementary school and later as a part-time employee. McCarty now works with NASA on the Opportunity rover project, photographing the surface of Mars. His image of the May 2013 solar eclipse from Cape York, Australia, was the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Hardaway High School and Columbus State University graduate Cameron McCarty is working on his doctoral degree in planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee. He grew up at the CSU Coca-Cola Space Science Center, where he posed for this photo in May. He worked as a volunteer at the center when he was still in elementary school and later as a part-time employee. McCarty now works with NASA on the Opportunity rover project, photographing the surface of Mars. His image of the May 2013 solar eclipse from Cape York, Australia, was the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day. Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com
Hardaway High School and Columbus State University graduate Cameron McCarty is working on his doctoral degree in planetary sciences at the University of Tennessee. He grew up at the CSU Coca-Cola Space Science Center, where he posed for this photo in May. He worked as a volunteer at the center when he was still in elementary school and later as a part-time employee. McCarty now works with NASA on the Opportunity rover project, photographing the surface of Mars. His image of the May 2013 solar eclipse from Cape York, Australia, was the NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day. Robin Trimarchi rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.com

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