Seattle, WA JAN 19 & 21, 2019

Go For Launch!

Full STEAM Ahead Event

Engineered Artwork Experiment from this event will be launching on a Blue Origin rocket in 2019

Jan 19 – 21, 2019, 9:00am-5:00pm
Seattle, WA
(Students must attend both days) Students Grades 8-12
Event Flyer Event Brochure

Flyer graciously created & donated by: www.pro-cad.net/

Register for this Event!

Registration Fee – $250 per student and includes all supplies, snacks and meals (of limited menu) as well as event t-shirt, event patch & more! To guarantee an event t-shirt, be sure to register by December 15!

Presenting Team

Team may be subject to change due to schedules.

FRANK CULBERTSON ASTRONAUT (Retired)

FRANK CULBERTSON ASTRONAUT (Retired)

Captain, US Navy (Retired) Selected as a NASA astronaut candidate in May 1984, Culbertson completed basic astronaut training in June 1985. He became lead astronaut at the Shuttle Avionics Integration Laboratory (SAIL); lead of the First Emergency Egress Team; and lead spacecraft communicator (CAPCOM) in the Mission Control Center for seven missions. He flew as the Pilot for STS-38. Following his first flight, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Flight Crew Operations Space Station Support Office, as well as the lead astronaut for Space Station Safety. He was also a member of the team evaluating the hardware and procedures for the proposed mission to dock with the Russian Space Station Mir. Culbertson then served as the Commander for STS-51. Following this flight, Culbertson was Chief of the Astronaut Office Mission Support Branch; then Chief of the Johnson Space Center Russian Projects Office. In 1994, Culbertson was named Deputy Program Manager, Phase 1 Shuttle-Mir, and in 1995 became Manager of the Shuttle-Mir Program. In 2001, Culbertson flew to ISS and served as the Commander of Expedition 3. Culbertson has logged over 146 days in space.

MICHELLE LUCAS

MICHELLE LUCAS

Michelle Lucas spent 10+ years working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. First as part of the International Space Station (ISS) Payload Safety Review Panel (PSRP) and then in the Mission Operations Directorate as a Flight Controller in ISS Mission Control and as a Astronaut Instructor in the ISS Daily Operations Group. Additionally she worked with each of the International Partners (European Space Agency – ESA, Japanese Space Agency – JAXA and the Russian Space Agency) in the field of Daily Operations, Flight Controller and Instructor Training. Michelle was part of the Core NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team for 9 missions where astronauts would carry out analog space missions underwater in the Aquarius habitat. Along the way, Michelle found she has a passion for launching the next generation’s dreams and ambitions. Her passion for inspiring students led to extensive work with other organizations in STEM outreach so she founded the non-profit Higher Orbits to use space to excite and inspire students about STEM, Leadership, Teamwork and Communication. Michelle is proud to be a Space Camp Alum and member of the Space Camp Hall of Fame. She believes that collaboration in space and STEM is the key to the stars! Space Inspires!

Seattle, WA JAN 19 & 21, 2019

Location

Seattle, WASeattle Museum of Flight 9404 E Marginal Way S Seattle

Presented in Partnership with…

Supported by Sponsor:

Intergalactic Voyagers