Plan an Out of this World Birthday Party
Tired of the same old ideas for a birthday party? Want something special that your family will remember for years? Let Spaceport help you throw a really cool birthday party with projects and programming that not only will be the talk of all your friends...but educational too! We can create a special event that will make any birthday fun and memorable. We will send one of our own Mission Specialists to your event and bring along cool prizes, projects and artifacts. It's a two hour session that is hands on and full of science. Pick from two themes for ages 7 & up. Price varies slightly by area. You supply the place and we'll supply the fun! Call us today at 765 606 1512 for more details and set your 2014 birthday plans in motion! Prices start at $150.00 and can include ideas from comets to edge of space balloon launches. Put your birthday boy or girtl in the pilot's seat! Don't forget the adults who would appreciate a cool birthday. We have something for the kid in all of us.
2014 Means a Cool Geocashing Contest with Prizes
Spaceport Indiana will launch its geocashing scanvenger hunt called "SPACE QUEST" in 2014! Sharpen your skills locating clues on your path to some very cool prizes. Here's how it works...Just register on our site for the geocashing event and join us for our kick-off event on February 15th from Conner Prairie during our SpaceLab™ session. We will get you started on your journey with important clues. Find your tokens, sign the log and collect your keys as you work toward some very nice prizes. The first one to make his/her way through all the locations and arrive at the final destination will win. We will provide new clues each month. Never fear, if you don't make it to the final prize, you can still win cool stuff along the way. Get registered before February 15th to get started. Go to our "Programs" page to register...Good luck!
BalloonSat Class Scheduled for HAMs & Hamvention 2014
If your'e a Amateur Radio Operator (HAM) and want to learn about balloonSats and how to integrate technology like RF and Amateur TV into your launch...here's your chance. The week before Hamvention 2014 we will hold a BalloonSat Camp. Bill Brown (WB8ELK) and Brian Tanner will conduct the class and teach you about ballooning, show past launches and get you ready for a launch of your own. The Camp will include a balloon launch on Friday morning, and then we'll send you on your way to Hamvention. Cost is $150.00 per person and includes all materials. Brown bag lunch each day. Sign up on the programs page. limited seating.
GEOCASHING "SPACE QUEST" EVENT
INSpace Camps for 2014 have been posted on the "Programs" page for Columbus and "Conner Prairie" page for Conner Prairie. Get your regsitration in early, camps fill fast! Experience a high altitude balloon launch, ham radio and much more in 2014.
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We're loading up some new and exciting programs at Conner Prairie, Keep an eye out for the announcements. You'll find them right here in the near future.
CLICK ON THE SPACE DAY TAB FOR SPACE DAY 2014 INFO! THE PLANNING BEGINS FOR SOME GREAT ACTIVITIES.
SIRUS rocket club meets each month with some exciting work to do. The plans are underway for an incredible year of rocketry. If you want to be a part of the rocket club contact us and we'll get you enrolled. A yearly membership is only $60.00.
Those wishing to get their Ham radio license can find information and classes here to accomplish that goal. Anyone can join the group and attend the monthly meetings. For more information email us at email@example.com.
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What jobs would today's middle school students fill in a future workforce? There are plenty. As you might guess, there are a host of new career choices that look nothing like the careers that Generation X had to choose from. The "Digital Generation" as they're known today will have different jobs and will need new curriculum to support them. As we debate school funding and class offerings, consider the list of new jobs that will fill the global economy. Click HERE to view and download the 20 newest science based careers we've identified.
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"This is not a country of Gods, but a country who's principles are rooted in the foundation of freedom of religion. This is not a country of kings, but of people who can find common ground and express that through representation freely voted into power, and just as freely removed from it." ~~Brian Tanner