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BATON ROUGE, La. – Kids are always encouraged to dream big and for this girl, she is literally reaching for the stars.

Alyssa Carson, 13, is certainly ahead of her time.

Her dream is to be an astronaut.

She has been to “Space Camp” dozens of times in her young life.

NASA has invited her to sit in on a panel to discuss a mission to Mars not slated to happen for more than 15 years, a mission she wants to be in on.

Learn more about Alyssa on her blog, NASA Blueberry.