14914
Hutchinson
Intergenerational Adventures in Flight: Aviation and Space Exploration
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 (5)
Program No. 14914RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,129

At a Glance

Take off with your grandchild on a thrilling exploration of flight at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center with Cosmosphere International SciEd Center and Space Museum. A certified flight instructor briefs you on aerospace history, design and operation before taking you on flight lessons aboard a Cessna 172.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Put theory into practice in a 4-g centrifuge and F-16 systems trainer, and explore modern aircraft on a visit to an aircraft plant in Wichita, “the Air Capital City.”
  • In a Space Shuttle simulator, work together to accomplish mission goals, then build robots and rockets and participate in other hands on activities to improve communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Round out an exciting week of learning and adventure at Dr. Goddard's Lab, the Justice Planetarium, the Carey Digital Dome Theater and other area attractions.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 10-15.
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