Higher Orbits Announces YouAreGoForLaunch!

Higher Orbits

Katy Thompson



Higher Orbits Announces YouAreGoForLaunch! Opportunity to Provide Registration Coverage, Airfare, and Hotel Accommodations for One Student Applicant for Go For Launch! KSCVC

Higher Orbits Galactic HQ – May 25, 2022 – Higher Orbits is inviting students in grades 8-12 across the country to apply for the chance to earn covered registration cost, airfare, and a hotel stay for Go For Launch! KSCVC.  

At Go For Launch! KSCVC students will get #SpaceInspired as they learn about the wonders of spaceflight from featured retired NASA Astronaut Tony Antonelli. During this event students will also work on designing an experiment that could be selected to launch into space. Students interested in the YouAreGoForLaunch opportunity for a chance to earn event registration coverage and travel accommodations can apply at: https://higherorbits.org/youaregoforlaunch/

“As a young student with a passion for space, I was fortunate to attend Space Camp through the generosity of a scholarship. I am over the moon that we at Higher Orbits are able to do the same for a deserving student to attend this exciting program with us at KSC,” said Michelle Lucas, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Higher Orbits.

Applications must be received May 31st by 5PM eastern time. The winning YouAreGoForLaunch applicant will be announced the first week of June.

This opportunity is made possible thanks to the generous support from Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center for their hosting of GFL! KSCVC.

Special thanks to United Miles on a Mission for the ability to provide travel support to the winner.

Go For Launch! KSCVC will be held June 28-30, 2022 at Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Complex, the host partner for this event Interested students can register online at: https://higherorbits.org/events/go-for-launch-kscvc/. Financial aid is available to students who need assistance to be able to attend this event.

About Higher Orbits

Founded in 2015, Higher Orbits is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating an experiential learning lab for secondary school students across the United States, focused on the multi-faceted worlds of space exploration, research, and spaceflight in order to launch the next generation workforce our world desires. www.higherorbits.org/

About Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. space program, offering a full day or more of fun, inspiration and educational activities. Currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19, included with admission are Heroes & Legends, featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®, presented by Boeing, Space Shuttle Atlantis®, Journey To Mars: Explorers Wanted, space films, the Rocket Garden, the all-new Planet Play and the Apollo/Saturn V Center. Only 45 minutes from Orlando, Fla., Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is $57 + tax for adults and $47 + tax for children ages 3 – 11. For more information, call 877-313-2610 or visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.


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