Event ID:  12054
Contact Name:  South Australian Space School
Contact Email:  Andrea@spaceschool.com
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Organization:  South Australian Space School
Event Web Site:  http://www.spaceschool.com
Dates:  5th October 2016 to 7th October 2016
Type:  Public
Country:  Australia
State/Province:  South Australia
City:  Adelaide
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Event Name:  South Australian Space School
Event Description:  A three day residential conference for South Australian Year 10 students Wednesday 5 October – Friday 7 October 2016 The Centre for Australian Space Education (CASE) invites Year 10 students for the 20th annual residential South Australian Space School (SASS) from 5 October- 7 October 2016. European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano will join SASS 2016 as a resident astronaut. Luca spent 166 days in space conducting over 200 experiments and took part in two spacewalks and the docking of four spacecraft for his Volare mission. He landed safely back on Earth on 11 November 2013. Students at the South Australian Space School will be accommodated at the Warradale Urban Camp School and: • Take part in science investigations including building and launching model rockets at Hamilton Secondary College • Undertake tours of the Flinders University Physics Laboratories • Visit the Defence Science & Technology Group (formerly DSTO) • Hear inspiring talks about careers in space science, physics, engineering, life sciences and more – previous guest speakers have included an Australian working at NASA in planetary science, an Australian neuroscientist who was a finalist for selection in the European Space Agency’s astronaut corps, and NASA and European Space Agency astronauts • Visit the RAAF Base at Edinburgh and be escorted through various testing facilities and aircraft • Visit the Planetarium at the University of SA • Visit PIPEHENGE • Have a great time, and of course, make many new friends!
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