Sci Tec Academy Report

June 2019

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.