EXPLORING NASA: A REALTIME SPACE EXPERIENCE ON EARTH
An educational trip to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as a part of 10 day trip to USA was organized by the management of K.R. Mangalam World School. It provided its students a golden opportunity to visit Kennedy Space Centre along with other prominent institutions and centers in United States of America in the month of June, 2019.
The Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is one of the prominent centers out of ten field centers of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It indeed is a dream destination for students who seek to experience and know the world beyond Earth. Kennedy Space Center has been NASA’s primary launch center of human spaceflight with operations like Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle programs launched from KSC, located on east coast of Florida. The students visited Atlantis which had zero gravity stimulator and shuttle launch stimulator. This was indeed a life time experience for the students
During the 10 day trip, the students got opportunity to visit New York, Boston, Buffalo and Florida. In New York, students visited prominent institutions and places of interest like Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Broadway 101, Times Square, One World Observatory, UN headquarters. In Boston, students had a guided tour to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University Campus. Students were awestruck by the beauty of Niagara Falls in Buffalo. The students took exciting rides in Sea World and Universal Studio of Florida.
The visit to USA for students was filled with new experiences, learning, fun, thrill and excitement.