New Go For Launch! Event Manager

Go For Launch! Space Coast

2021 Events!

Open to students from anywhere in grades 9-12 (including rising 9th graders.)

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2021 Events

MAMA (Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association) Series

THIS EVENT IS BEING RESCHEDULED. WE WILL LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS WE HAVE NEW DATES. The dates on here now are just placeholders so the event stays visible until we have new dates.

Event will run all 3 days June 21-23 all day from 9am-5:30pm but not overnight. Students must attend ALL days. Open to students from anywhere in grades 9-12 (including rising 9th graders.) As part of the experience, students will visit Kennedy Space Center with Space professionals.

During this challenging time when many students may be missing classes we hope that our Go For Launch! program can provide (once safe to do so) much needed STEM, teamwork, and communication engagement. Should we need to change the dates of a program due to this constantly evolving situation, we will reschedule not cancel. We are committed to supporting all these stellar students.

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Presenting Team

Team may be subject to change due to schedules.

Selected by NASA in January 1990, Dr. Thomas became an astronaut in July 1991. Dr. Thomas has served in the Safety, Operations Development, and Payloads Branches of the Astronaut Office. He was CAPCOM (spacecraft communicator) for Shuttle missions STS-47, 52 and 53. From July 1999 to June 2000 he was Director of Operations for NASA at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia. A veteran of four space flights, STS-65, STS-70, STS-83 and STS-94, he has logged over 1,040 hours in space as a Mission Specialist.

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Event Location Details

Astronauts Memorial Foundation Center for Space Education

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, FL

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