USA space engineering training spots open for GCC high-schoolers
- United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, October 03 - 2012 at 16:26
- PRESS RELEASE
The Arab Youth Venture Foundation (AYVF), best known for its NASA internships, reports 18 remaining spots for the upcoming one week space engineering and astronaut training session during the Eid Al Adha break.
According to Lisa LaBonte, CEO of the Arab Youth Venture Foundation, "AYVF continues its innovative programs to inspire dynamic career choices and workforce participation for up-and-coming generations in key economic sectors regionally. Our multi-nationality co-ed East meets West science and engineering programs aim to improve students' interests and skills development while also reinforcing cultural understanding to unite young talent in a team based engaging extra-curricular manner."
The week-long overseas space school session includes aerospace engineering workshops, team missions, and astronaut training simulations at Houston Space School, special visits to Mission Control and Rocket Park at NASA Johnson Space Center.
Registration is first come, first served for nationalities are welcome, although a USA visa is required. There will be one adult chaperone allocated to every 8 students.
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