Latest Wallops Rocket Academy for Teachers and Students Stories

2011-06-17 08:53:37

NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia will become Rocket University June 18 - 25 as nearly 125 high school educators and university students and instructors spend the week learning about rocketry and conducting science experiments in space. During the week NASA will conduct the fourth annual RockOn! workshop for university level participants and the Wallops Rocket Academy for Teachers and Students (WRATS) for high schoolteachers. Joyce Winterton, senior advisor for education and...

2011-04-26 09:45:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students and educators nationwide will have the opportunity to interact with NASA engineers and scientists through two newly developed NASA flight initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The programs, developed at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, are designed to give students and educators hands-on flight experiences using NASA sounding rockets and scientific balloons. The Wallops...

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