Houston City

Program and Schedule

Location: Houston Texas and Huntsville Alabama USA

Duration: 14 Days

Open to Students: Years 7, 8 and 9

Dates: During Australian School Term Breaks


Junior Space School Agenda

Day 1

  • Arrival and Check-in

 

Day 2

  • Opening, Morning Quiz
  • Goal Setting Course
  • Houston National Science Museum
  • Welcome Party

Day 3

  • Incentive Course
  • American Culture Course
  • Cowboy Park,
  • As Day as a Cowboy
  • Houston Night

Day 4

  • Morning Quiz
  • A&M Maritime Course
  • Shark Dissection
  • Galveston Tour
  • BBQ Night

Day 5

  • Morning Quiz
  • NASA JSC (A) & (B)
  • Control Center
  • ISS Module
  • KODU Program
  • Mission to Mars

Day 6

  • Morning Quiz
  • Rice University Visit
  • Dissection Course
  • Medical Education Center
  • CSI, Body of Evidence
  • MLB / NBA

Day 7

  • Leave for USSRC
  • Arrive USSRC, Check-in
  • Space Shuttle Mission

Day 8

  • Morning Quiz
  • Space Station Mission
  • Rocket History
  • EVA Space Suit
  • Moon & Space Mission
  • Space Mission
  • Space Multi-Axis Machine
  • Crisis Management
  • Space Vehicle Equipment Explanation

Day 9

  • Survival Training
  • Landing Craft
  • Rock Climbing
  • Space Physic Experiment Mercury Project
  • Mars Rover
  • Mission Badge Design
  • Hubble Space Telescope
  • Space Station Application

Day 10

  • Morning Quiz
  • Mission Simulation
  • MAT Machine Training
  • Space Scientist Lecture
  • Area 51 Training
  • Rocket Launching
  • Propeller Test
  • 1 / 6 Moonwalk
  • The Twin Towers Project

 

Day 11

  • Morning Quiz
  • Apollo Project
  • Space Physiology
  • Rocket Producing Principle
  • Experiment
  • Scientist Lecture
  • Space Competition

 

Day 12

  • The Saturn V Rocket
  • Space Development
  • Graduation
  • Rocket Park
  • Davidson Center
  • Farewell Party

 


Day 13

  • Packing
  • Depart from USSRC
  • Depart from America
  • Leave for Home

 

Day 14

  • Arrive Home

 

Legend:

  • JSC = Johnston Space Center
  • ISS = International Space Station
  • USSRC = U.S Space and Rocket Center

Important Information

  • Program cost: Tuition (AUD) inclusive of GST.

  • Costs include: Tuition fee, admission to program events, accommodation and meals.

  • Costs exclude: Airfares, insurance and personal expenses.

  • Accommodation: Four persons to share a room in a 4 star business hotel. The hotel is secure, and has exclusive conference room for class activities.

  • Medical doctor arrangements: Doctors from Houston Medical Center.