Fly from Perth to San Francisco (exact flight schedule TBC), transfer to your hotel for the evening and catch up on some rest before embarking on a full dau of sightseeing tomorrow!
Enjoy your first full day in the USA exploring the best of San Francisco. Today will include a visit to the ultra tech world of Silicon Valley, a University Tour and allow plenty of time for sight-seeing.
Fly to Huntsville and transfer to the US Space & Rocket Center. For the next 6 days students will stand up to the test of simulated space missions, rocket launches and realistic astronaut simulators in an intense Space Camp Academy.
Space Academy® is the ultimate unique camp experience where students work as a team and confront mission scenarios that require dynamic problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Students will learn about the past, present and future of space exploration amid space artifacts, to show students real world applications of STEM.
Experience a variety of astronaut training exercises, engineering challenges and team-building activities, all culminating in an extended-duration simulated space mission.
Train on astronaut simulators including Multi-Axis Trainer, the five degrees of freedom chair and the 1/6 gravity chair.
Celebrate your achievements during the graduation ceremony in your official Space Camp flight suit! This afternoon hop on a flight to the Golden state - California.
No visit to LA is complete without a visit to Universal Studios! Your visit will also include an Educational Program - can you imagine a more enjoyable classroom than one of the USA’s best theme parks?!
This morning you are off to explore Hollywood - prepare yourself for a truly enlightening visit to the California Science Centre, and visits to other local sights before heading to the airport this evening to board your flight back home.
Travel time - Cross International Dateline.
Arrive back in Perth today as your USA tour comes to an end, but rest assured the adventures, memories and friendships will last a lifetime!
- Be immersed in STEM education, while focusing on further studies and career preparation
- Learn about the mental and physical demands for astronauts, engineers, technologists and microgravity
- Develop teamwork, leadership & decision-making skills
- Learn what it's like to live onboard the International Space Station