STEM Kansas: Aviation & Space Exploration With Your Grandchild

Enjoy a high-flying adventure with your grandchild as you get hands on in a shuttle simulator, take flight lessons aboard a Cessna 172 and learn how rockets work at a live presentation!
Rating (4.91)
Program No. 1491460MEADV-0819
6 days
Starts at
1,149 / ADULT
749 / CHILD

At a Glance

Blast off with your grandchild on an out-of-this-world exploration of flight at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Your certified flight captain will brief you on aerospace history, design and operation before leading you in a pre-flight inspection and then taking you on flight lessons aboard a Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft. Once you’ve passed your pilot test, head to astronaut training in a real space simulator! Join your flight crew of new friends to design your own customized mission patch and build rockets and test robots. Buckle in for these adventures and more on this exhilarating adventure with your grandchild.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Some walking and stairs required.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Step inside a full-scale Space Shuttle simulator built to train American astronauts, and work together to accomplish mission goals with your flight crew team.
  • See how rockets work in the midst of amazing explosions at Dr. Goddard's Lab, and work with your team to build your own rocket for launch!
  • Learn about the night sky at the planetarium, and look at the stars up close through a state-of-the-art 11’’ reflecting telescope.
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