The Junior Space Program includes site tours of America's leading Space Centers in Houston Texas and Huntsville Alabama where students will actively take part in training exercise, simulators and lectures.
This two week program abroad will provide students with critical life skills for personal success through hands on problem based learning, tied with immersive NASA coursework.
Space Center Houston, Texas
Space Center Houston is the Official Visitors Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) center for human spaceflight activities. It is a place where students can experience the wonders of space exploration.
It’s one of the only places in the world where visitors can touch moon rocks, witness astronauts training and be taken on a behind the scenes tour of NASA.
The Houston Space Center is a world class facility that provides hands on activities, giving students an out of this world experience that they will remember for a life time. Students will also learn about the history and future endeavors of the American manned space flight program.
US Space & Rocket Center, Alabama
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama is a museum operated by the government of Alabama, showcasing rockets, achievements, and artifacts of the U.S. space program.
The idea for the museum was first proposed by Dr. Wernher von Braun, who led the efforts of the United States to land the first man on the moon. The museum was opened in 1970, just after the second manned mission to the lunar surface.
The U.S Space & Rocket Center offers space camps providing students with the opportunity to stay on the grounds and learn more about the space program through in-depth exposure and participation in simulators, lectures and training exercises.
This world leading space and flight center is well equipped and has rich course content to inspire and generate interest in space, science mathematics, physics and the latest technology making it a memorable learning experience.
HASSE students meet Neil Armstrong
(The first man to walk on the moon)
Winter 2011 “Space School” students at the United States Space and Rocket Center had the honor of meeting Neil Armstrong (The first man to walk on the moon) and the Lunar Rover designer Dr. Dai Sen.
Armstrong expressed encouragement to Space School students to constantly pursue their goals whilst Dr. Dai Sen is grateful for HASSE contribution to space education.