The morning started with a visit to the Neutral Bouyancy Lab. where we saw divers preparing the pool and ISS mock up for 2 Astronauts in training. It was then back to the JohnsonContinue reading
This afternoon we’ve been learning about materials and their ability to prevent heat being transferred. Each team has had to buy samples of these materials to build a heat shield and a container to stopContinue reading
……….Model rocket building. All groups are set the challenge of working as engineers and scientists to build a rocket within a budget. Hopefully we will be launching these later in the week.
…………a tour of the huge JSC site taking in the laboratories and back up control centre for the ISS.
After good nights sleep (and we needed it!) a buffet breakfast then off to JSC for today’s activities.
The trans-Atlantic flight went well and we were most impressed with Singapore Airlines. We landed on time at Houston but security was a bit slow. We’ve now got 20 very tired young people sat downContinue reading
……….well at least we’ve made it through security and now waiting for our flight which is on time. Departure 10am. See you on the other side………everyone excited!!!
We have arrived home safely after our week with Year 12 in Germany. The students very much enjoyed their stays with their host families. They successfully completed 4 days of work experience in a varietyContinue reading
A screen-shot from the US Weather Underground Website. Any long range forecast always has errors so hopefully it won’t be as wet as it appears….bring your waterproofs. Temperatures look ok compared to the UK.
Weather forecast to follow…..
A long range weather forecast will follow tomorrow.
Taken last Sunday just after 10am. This is one of the aircraft used by Singapore Airline on the Manchester to Houston route. Average flight time is 9hrs 40mins. Family and friends can track the flight…..GoogleContinue reading
………..and just practicing how to post pictures
Stand by for a group picture at our final meeting with the students today.
Good afternoon, and welcome to the NASA blog that Mr Roberts and myself will be adding to on a daily basis while we’re away. Hopefully this will give you a taste of the activities weContinue reading