Program Details

Space Technology & NASA

Description

The main objective of this program is to provide students with broad exposure to various aspects of innovations in space technology at some of the best institutions in the world. Our goal is to ensure that each student comes back inspired to learn, explore and achieve. Study in a state home to promising companies, shifting industries, and an agreeable climate. Students will visit NASA facilities in Orlando, meet an astronaut, and participate in in-depth demonstrations at NASA.

While attending the program, students will engage directly with leaders in their field, including researchers at local universities. Students will also be provided the opportunity for peer to peer exchanges as well as exploration of the iconic places in the greater Orlando area.

 

Program Date
Jun 23rd - Jun 2nd 2020 22 Days

Itinerary (Sample Itinerary)

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Depart to Orlando, Florida
Arrive in Orlando; Transfer to hotel; Orientation & Icebreakers; Local culture discussion; Re-emphasizing expectations; Preparation for workshops on Innovation and Creativity.
Fostering Innovation Workshop on Creativity and Divergent Thinking; Tour of University of Central Florida ; Dinner & Evening activities in Orlando (e.g., Live music etc.)
Fostering Innovation – Design Thinking Workshop; Visit the Florida Space Institute; Lecture and interaction with Guest researcher on Planetary Sciences; Dinner & Evening activities.
Visit Institute of Simulation and Training and interact with Professors and researchers; Lunch with a professor; Afternoon visit to METIL (Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab); Dinner & Evening activities
Visit Florida Institute of Technology; Campus tour and lunch; Afternoon Visit Buzz Aldrin Space Institute ; City tour of Orlando with Dinner & Evening activities
Visit Florida Institute of Technology; Morning Visit to the Institute on Global Climate Change ; Afternoon Workshop on Climate Change with Researcher; Dinner & Evening activities
Visit Kennedy Space Center/NASA; Morning Astronaut Training Experience; Lunch; Afternoon Launch Control Center Tour; Dinner & Evening activities
Kennedy Space Center/NASA cont.; Morning Cosmic Quest Experience; Afternoon Free time to visit local mall or beach time
Half Day – “Building your best portfolio Workshop” with US College Admissions Expert @ University of Florida and then Lunch at U of F; Evening Awards Dinner + Certificate Ceremony

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