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Throughout the academic year, Space Explorers, Inc. sponsors a series of online chats with astronauts, engineers, scientists, and other space experts.  Participate in an upcoming chat and view archived chat events.

l Masters of Science in Education
Space Education Initiatives and the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh are proud to announce a new Masters of Science in Education degree program for science teachers. This degree is offered online and allows teachers to specialize in earth and space science or physics. Participants may transfer up to 15 credits of course work previously taken from Space Education Initiatives.

l Aviation Student Training Experience
NEW this year, in partnership with UW-Green Bay Summer Camps, we are offering a one-day aviation experience. This training experience will be offered off-site at the Green Bay Austin Straubel Airport, headquartered at Tailwind Flight Center. Participants will learn about the basic aerodynamic principles involved in how an aircraft flies, the training needed to become a pilot and career opportunities in aviation. Facility tours will include the Green Bay control tower and radar center, corporate jet facilities, Tailwind Flight School, and the National Weather Service.

l Jump into Science Saturdays
Explore and discover a variety of exciting science opportunities designed just for you. Taking a look at a number of topics and fields, e.g. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, you will learn how everything in your world is so important to everything we do! You will enjoy your teachers, as they are passionate about science discovery! Be part of this exciting opportunity…Jump into Science Saturdays!

l 2009 Frank G. Brewer Award
Civil Air Patrol the official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force has announced that Space Education Initiatives has won the 2009 Frank G. Brewer Award for having “made outstanding contributions, out of selfless devotion, to the advancement of youth in aerospace activities. Nominees are evaluated on significance of accomplishment, community involvement, and support of all facets of the aerospace education mission.“

l Kenedy Space Center 2010
Space Education Initiatives and the Iowa Space Grant Consortium are coordinating a behind the scenes tour of Kennedy Space Center June 10-12. The tour is specially designed for educators and in the past** we have gotten tours of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), one of the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF), Launch Complex 39, Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) Processing Facility, and the Parachute Refurbishment Facility. We also visit the Welcome Center, Gift Shop, Saturn V Center and Educator Resource Center located at Kennedy. One of the extremely unique aspects of the trip is the participation of space historian Andrew Chaikin. His books include the best-selling chronicle of the Apollo moon missions, A Man on the Moon, the main basis for Tom Hanks’ Emmy-winning HBO miniseries, From the Earth to the Moon. Andrew will lead the Friday tour of the historical Cape Canaveral launch complexes where the American space program was born, as well as a Saturday tour of the astronaut Hall of Fame in Titusville.

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