Opportunity for youth to experience
space flight simulation
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experiencing the simulation of "walking on air," being aboard a
shuttle going to Mars and living in a space station environment. You
can do all this and more if you register for the Missions in Space
Youth who will be enrolled in seventh
to ninth grade in the fall can experience these simulated space
missions, learn about shuttle operations and be part of a shuttle
mission team by attending the Missions in Space weekend camp Oct.
8-10 at the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala. The trip is being
offered through University of Illinois 4-H program.
The cost of this exciting experience is
$405, which includes the Pathfinder program, housing in the Space
Habitat, meals at the site, bus transportation, a T-shirt and much
more. Fees can be paid in two parts, with the first payment of $205
due on June 22 and the final $200 due on July 30.
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To find out more about the Pathfinder
program and other exciting camp programs, check out the U.S.
Space and Rocket Center's website at
contact Patty Huffer, at the Logan County Extension Office
(732-8289) for additional information and registration materials.
The registration and first payment is due by June 22.
by Patty Huffer,
Logan County Extension