Imagine yourself at the controls of the space shuttle…feeling the g-forces of spaceflight or preparing for launch at Kennedy Space Center.
Have you ever wanted to train like an astronaut? The Astronaut Training Experience (ATX) program immerses you in the exciting world of today’s astronauts with realistic astronaut training. You will hear first-hand from a veteran NASA astronaut, experience a space shuttle mission simulation and perform hands-on space exploration activities.
Date: August 5, 2014
Location: United States Astronaut Hall of Fame, 6225 VectorSpace Blvd. Titusville, FL 32780
Time: 10:30am- 2:30pm, please allow for travel time.
The ATX provides participants with:
An exciting experience for 9th – 12th grade students, focused on aspects of astronaut training.
An experience on motion-based simulators modeled after actual training simulators used by astronauts in the past.
A guided tour of the Astronaut Hall of Fame Museum, including highlights from the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Shuttle programs.
Interactive participant activities that explain and teach about the many sciences used to launch rockets and show how humans survive in the vacuum of space.
A greater appreciation of the talent, dedication, hard work and preparation that goes into conducting NASA’s human spaceflight program.
Due to the highly interactive nature of ATX program, participants should wear shorts or pants (no skirts) and athletic footwear. ** Modest Attire Required