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From Arnhem Land to the stars; The NASA Sounding Rocket Program in Australia (Stage 5, Stage 6)

  24-Mar-2022      10:30AM
Live Event
24
Mar

Join the Embassy of the United States of America & Questacon for a discussion about one of NASA’s most robust and versatile programs launching from Arnhem Land mid-2022.

 


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

Participate in an inspiring presentation and conversation hosted by Questacon, featuring astrophysicist at the University of Colorado, Dr Kevin France, and Scott Bissett the NASA Launch Project Officer. We will discuss the key role that sounding
rockets play in the science, technology, and education preparation for future space missions and will highlight the rocket-borne experiments that are part of NASA’s first ever commercial international launch campaign from Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Center.

Scott and Kevin’s presentation is suitable for year 9–12 high school students.

Students are welcome to ask Scott and Kevin questions via a chat function as part of the presentation.


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre


SPECIAL GUESTS:

Participate in an inspiring presentation and conversation hosted by Questacon, featuring astrophysicist at the University of Colorado, Dr Kevin France, and Scott Bissett the NASA Launch Project Officer.

We will discuss the key role that sounding rockets play in the science, technology, and education preparation for future space missions and will highlight the rocket-borne experiments that are part of NASA’s first ever commercial international launch campaign from Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Center.


Event Details

Date & Time

  24-Mar-2022    10:30AM

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

1 Hour

Price

Free

Curriculum

Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Special Event

Other KLAs

Science and Tech » Earth and Space 7-10

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More Information About This Event

Participate in an inspiring presentation and conversation hosted by Questacon, featuring astrophysicist at the University of Colorado, Dr Kevin France, and Scott Bissett the NASA Launch Project Officer. We will discuss the key role that sounding
rockets play in the science, technology, and education preparation for future space missions and will highlight the rocket-borne experiments that are part of NASA’s first ever commercial international launch campaign from Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Center.

Scott and Kevin’s presentation is suitable for year 9–12 high school students.

Students are welcome to ask Scott and Kevin questions via a chat function as part of the presentation.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Questacon Events

Phone: (02) 6270 2800

Email: [email protected]

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No

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