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Earth Odyssey - Simulated Space Flight

 

Region: Berkshire, Boston, Cape Cod, Central MA, MetroNorth , MetroWest, Northeast, Pioneer Valley, Southeast
Level: Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: A recent coronal mass ejection has destroyed a vital space satellite responsible for gathering key Earth science information.

Working together, the team at Mission Control and another aboard the Space Station, must build a new micro satellite to replace the one lost. However, traveling into orbit during this time of increased solar activity poses risks of its own.

Topics: Astronomy, Atmosphere, Climate Change, Engineering, Environmental Sustainability

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Fee Information: $400 - Mission Only - up to 36 students
$525 - Mission and Planetarium program - up to 36 students
$1050 - Two Mission and Planetarium programs - up to 72 students