Sci Tec Academy Report
NASA Trip – 2018
NASA Rocket Launch trip Nov.14-17, 2018 The agenda for trip is posted on Sci-Tec Website.
- Students viewed the launch of the NG-10 mission/NASA Antares Rocket (to resupply the International Space Station)
- Students met with the Virginia Commercial Space flight Authority crew in their headquarters, got details about tracking the launch, and toured the facility.
- Toured Chincoteague, visited Chincoteague Island museums and the Chincoteague and Assateague National Wildlife Refuge
- Toured NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor’s Center , the Assateague Island National Seashore visitor’s Center and the historic Assateague Light House
- Toured the Herbert Bateman Education Center & Tom’s Cove Visitor center for conservation and ecosystem information. Walked beach trails to view the island ecosystems and wild ponies on the wildlife refuge.