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Colorado Springs Students Celebrate Engineers Week

  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, …

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

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 …

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

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 …

France Jackson Alumni Profile

Name: France Jackson Current Employer: Intel Corporation Current Title: User Experience Researcher Education: B.S. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University; M.S. Industrial Engineering, Clemson University; Ph.D. Human-Centered Computing, University of Florida (May 2018) Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you …

Astronauts and Challenger Center to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Lessons

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, …

Students to Speak with ISS Astronauts

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 …

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