Aerospace

Think about the excitement that accompanies dreams of sending a rocket into space, making a first solo flight, becoming an astronaut or someday visiting other planets. In the aerospace projects, you will enjoy learning more about your dreams through hands-on experiences and group interaction.

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    Projects

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      Resources for all levels

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      AS811 Aerospace 1

      • Identify different types of aircraft
      • Learn how weather affects flying

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      AS812 Aerospace 2

      • Explore space
      • Learn the forces that act on a rocket and experiment with roll, pitch and yaw

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      AS813 Aerospace 3

      • Learn to fly an airplane
      • Use your investigation skills to discover the principles of flight, rocketry and astronomy

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      AS814 Aerospace 4

      • Learn pilot certification requirements
      • Use engineering principles to design your own air and spacecrafts

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    Opportunities

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      Aerospace Camp

      Prepare to blast off for three fun-filled days on the Missouri S&T campus. Experience aeronautics and space flight from a ground-up perspective, as you learn about the history of flight, astronomy and space exploration. Your three days will be filled with computer simulations, interactive teamwork activities and practical hands-on experiences.

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      State Fair

      4-H exhibits and competitions are part of the fun of the Missouri State Fair. You won’t want to miss this special event; visit the 4-H building to see the projects of our 4-H youth or catch the judging competitions. Whatever your niche, there is something for everyone. Bring the family! The Missouri State Fair is located at the intersection of Highways 50 and 65, and less than 20 miles south of I-70, Sedalia is roughly an hour from Kansas City, Columbia and Jefferson City.

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