Space camp launches the imagination for area students

Mar 25, 2018, 04:38 PM

Nine local Kansas City students were among 300 students selected worldwide from 25 countries to participate in this year’s Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy.

 Created in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, the Space Camp is a week-long program that takes place at in Huntsville, Alabama. At the Academy, students experienced hands-on activities such as testing rockets and simulating astronaut training, shuttle missions and a moonwalk. The program is designed to emphasize Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education in an ever-changing, connected world.

 Honeywell has also selected 30 area teachers to go to Space Camp along with teachers from around the world this summer.

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