Space Exploration Merit Badge Workshop for Boy Scouts
Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Boy Scouts - Space Exploration Merit Badge
Sponsored by: The Planetary Society at Georgia Tech (TPS@GT)
305 Ferst Drive, Rooms 319 and 321, Atlanta, GA
Join Georgia Tech students from the Planetary Society at Georgia Tech for an afternoon of making and launching model rockets and learning about the future of space exploration of the Moon, Mars, and the Solar System. Also, while you are there, complete the requirements for the "Space Exploration" merit badge for the Boy Scouts of America.
Parking: Parking will be available next door to the student center at the Visitor Lot 2. Parking fees may apply.
Registration fees will be $15 (cash, or checks made out to 'The Planetary Society at Georgia Tech'). Unfortunately, we cannot accept credit or debit cards at this time or accept registration fees online. Registration fees include snacks and rocket material. Parking is not included in the fees.
12:00-12:30: Drop Off and Sign In
12:45-1:15: Workbook Rotation 1
1:15-1:45: Workbook Rotation 2
1:45-2:15: Workbooks Rotation 3
2:15-2:30: Break and Get Snacks
2:30-2:40: Rockets Presentation
2:40-3:00: Rocket Assembly
3:00-5:00: Rocket Launch on Tech Green
5:00-5:30: Pick Up
When & Where
The Planetary Society at Georgia Tech
The purpose of the Planetary Society is to inspire the people of Earth - through education, research, and public participation - to explore other words and seek other life. We are the first student chapter of The Planetary Society, www.planetary.org.