Space Exploration and Rocketry STEM Outreach Program (August 4)


Space Exploration and Rocketry STEM Outreach Program (August 4)


Event Location : Nielsen Physics Building, 1408 Circle Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916 on UTK Campus

Date: August 4 Free Parking in White Ave. Lot  G13 on UTK Campus

Time: 10 AM to 5 PM with an hour for lunch (not provided)

Sign in at 9:30 AM, Rocket Launching might run long

Recommended Age Range: Advanced Middle School Students and High School Students


9:30-10:00AM Signin

10:00-11:00AM Rocket Assembly

11:00AM-12:00PM Session 1

12:00-1:00PM Lunch

2:00-4:30PM Session 2

4:30-5:10PM (Weather Permitting) Launch (Not to be confused with lunch)

If there is rail we will hold three launch times the following Saturday August 11th at 9:30 AM- 10 AM, 12 PM - 1 PM, 5-5:30 PM to not interfere with the astronomy program.

Boy Scouts: Covers material for Space Exploration Badge

Girl Scouts: Covers material for Social Innovator Badge

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Learn about space exploration and the history and development of rocketry. Plan manned and unmanned missions to another planet and discover the challenges in the colonization of space. Build, launch, recover, relaunch and take home your own rocket. Learn about careers in Space Exploration.  



Covers Curriculum of Boy Scout Merit Badges for: Space Exploration

Covers Curriculum of Girl Scout Badges for: Social Innovator

Note for those seeking a badge you are required to fill out any workbooks necessary to complete your badge. We are here to teach the material and walk you through projects that will enhance your understanding of the material.