Grades: 9th – 12th
Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Come find out, as you prepare to become a virtual astronaut or mission controller in a space shuttle mission simulator. Learn, practice, and perform procedures with your shuttle and mission control crew to make your mission successful. Learn about the science behind the space shuttle by performing hands-on experiments that ancient Greeks, Galileo, the Wright Brothers, Goddard and other performed that provided the early knowledge that helped us to go into space.
Subjects Covered: Aeronautics, Astronomy, Mechanics, and Physics.
Instructor: Dave Pearson – The Boeing Company, Retired
James Dean – NASA, Retired