December 22, 2016

Orbital ATK Offers STEM Education Program

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Higher Orbits next month will host its first Go For Launch! program in the region at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters.

High school students will have the opportunity to participate in the three-day program that uses space exploration as a platform to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math; teamwork; communication; and leadership. Students will learn about human spaceflight and receive insight and feedback through a variety of hands-on activities delivered by experienced space and STEM professionals. Speakers scheduled to participate include retired Astronauts Frank Culbertson and Don Thomas, former ISS Flight Controller and Astronaut Instructor Michelle Lucas.