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Earth to Mars Makes an Impact on Students

2018-06-22T14:03:49+00:00

Thanks to our sponsor, The Family Security Plan, 30 high school students from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, D.C. experienced our Earth to Mars program. The students were challenged with a simulated Space Launch System rocket launch and an engineering design challenge where they had to create the first Mars habitat using 3D printing [...]

Earth to Mars Makes an Impact on Students 2018-06-22T14:03:49+00:00

McKinley Technology High School Students Take on Earth to Mars

2018-05-24T20:42:55+00:00

On May 8, 2018, we hosted McKinley Technology High School students at the Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC. The sophomore students listened to industry experts talk about the current Mars mission during the morning sessions of the Summit. After the sessions, the students experienced our Earth to Mars program where they successfully launched [...]

McKinley Technology High School Students Take on Earth to Mars 2018-05-24T20:42:55+00:00

Sophomore High School Student Interviews NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. James Green

2018-05-24T20:43:52+00:00

We invited one student from McKinley Technology High School to interview NASA Chief Scientist Dr. James Green after his presentation at the Humans to Mars Summit. The sophomore had the opportunity to ask Dr. Green questions about his presentation, his work at NASA, and what it takes to reach Mars. A special thanks to Orbital [...]

Sophomore High School Student Interviews NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. James Green 2018-05-24T20:43:52+00:00

STEM Camps – Summer 2018

2018-03-29T17:25:58+00:00

School may soon be over, but learning doesn’t have to stop! At a Challenger Learning Center summer camp, students from all backgrounds can embark on simulated space missions, build LEGO robotics, and learn about the mysteries of the universe all while engaging in fun, hands-on STEM activities. Challenger Learning Center camps provide students with an [...]

STEM Camps – Summer 2018 2018-03-29T17:25:58+00:00

Colorado Springs Students Celebrate Engineers Week

2018-03-09T19:02:12+00:00

  In February, we partnered with Raytheon and the Challenger Learning Center of Colorado to transform more than 100 Colorado Springs students into engineers in celebration of National Engineers Week. Ninth grade students from Lewis Palmer High School, Mitchell High School, Peyton High School, Peyton Online Academy, and St. Mary’s High School became aerospace, mechanical, and structural [...]

Colorado Springs Students Celebrate Engineers Week 2018-03-09T19:02:12+00:00

Challenger Center and Raytheon Partner to Inspire Colorado Students During Engineers Week

2018-02-14T20:32:10+00:00

WASHINGTON – February 12, 2018 – In celebration of National Engineers Week, Challenger Center, Raytheon and Challenger Learning Center of Colorado will transform 100 Colorado ninth grade students into engineers when they bring Earth to Mars, a new Challenger Center STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program, into their classrooms. “Challenger Center is proud to [...]

Challenger Center and Raytheon Partner to Inspire Colorado Students During Engineers Week 2018-02-14T20:32:10+00:00

Challenger Center Remembers Crew on 32nd Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy

2018-01-25T22:08:50+00:00

Organization Created to Keep Education Mission Alive Continues Work to Inspire Students WASHINGTON DC – January 25, 2018 – Challenger Center, a leading nonprofit science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization continues its work to carry on the education mission of the Challenger STS-51L crew more than three decades after the tragedy. The organization [...]

Challenger Center Remembers Crew on 32nd Anniversary of Space Shuttle Tragedy 2018-01-25T22:08:50+00:00

Astronauts and Challenger Center to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lessons

2018-01-19T19:59:33+00:00

Today, Challenger Center announced that several of the lessons Christa McAuliffe planned to perform aboard the Challenger shuttle during the Teacher in Space mission will be completed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this year. Challenger Center, in collaboration with NASA and STEM on Station, will work with astronauts Joe Acaba, currently aboard the ISS, and Ricky [...]

Astronauts and Challenger Center to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lessons 2018-01-19T19:59:33+00:00

Students to Speak with ISS Astronauts

2018-01-18T23:07:06+00:00

In collaboration with the Challenger Learning Center at the Christa McAuliffe Center, Framingham State University students will speak with astronauts living, working, and doing research aboard the International Space Station. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will take place on Friday at 12:15 p.m. EST and will air live on NASA Television and online: Watch Live! In addition [...]

Students to Speak with ISS Astronauts 2018-01-18T23:07:06+00:00

Students Take on Energy and its Alternative Forms at the Youth Energy Workshop

2017-11-14T19:52:21+00:00

Last month, Challenger Center brought a Youth Energy Workshop to 9th grade students from E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC. The day-long workshop, sponsored by Constellation, an Exelon company,  introduced students to the principles of energy literacy, allowed them to investigate the energy usage of their school, and learn about the benefits of [...]

Students Take on Energy and its Alternative Forms at the Youth Energy Workshop 2017-11-14T19:52:21+00:00