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Our Journey Into Space - History of Space Flight

Event Type: Teen Specials
Age Group(s): School-Age
Date: 6/17/2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Students entering grades 5 though 12 are invited to The History of Space Flight: From Werner von Braun to Elon Musk presented by Dr. Katherine Auld. This is the second session of a 5 session program that will explore the study of space from ancient times through today as well as a look into the future. Each session will include a presentation by Dr. Auld and brain-activating, hands-on projects.

Dr. Auld is the Board Chair of NWA Space, an Astronomer, Solar System Ambassador with NASA/JPL and an Assistant Professor in the Science Department of Northwest Arkansas Community College.

The Our Journey Into Space Schedule
Monday, June 3 The History of Discovery - Hipparchus to the Copernican Revolution.
Monday, June 17 The History of Space Flight - Werner von Braun to Elon Musk
Monday, June 24 Manned Missions - Training, Nutrition, Clothing
Monday, July 15 Reaching the Moon - The Apollo Moon Landing
Monday, July 22 Where We Go From Here - The Moon, Mars, Sun, Voyager 1 & 2...

For students entering grades 5 through 12.
This free drop-in program at Bentonville Public Library does not require registration, but seating is limited.
For more information, contact the library at 479-271-6713.

Location: Walmart Community Room
Contact: Youth Services Dept
Contact Number: 479.271.6713