WHAT THE DAY WILL LOOK LIKE:
- A warm welcome at the Cosmodrome in Kattevennen.
- You meet Nancy Vermeulen, private astronaut trainer and commander of a Mars simulation mission.
- An interactive lecture, after which you can ask all your questions.
- An exciting planetarium show entitled “Landing on Mars”.
- A balance test to understand why space travel is such a physical and mental challenge.
- A virtual walk through the solar system to understand the distances between the different planets.
- Nancy explains what private astronaut training is like.
- A simulated expedition on Mars, during which you discover the challenges that astronauts in outer space have to face and how to overcome them as a team.
- A lesson on how to program and steer a LEGO space rover, followed by a demo of the launching of a water rocket.
- An impressive 360° movie about Mars in the planetarium.
- A feedback round to tell us how you experienced this unforgettable day and whether you still have any questions.
This is a full-day workshop.
This Mars introduction day is one of the modules of the complete private astronaut training, but can also be booked separately.
Planetariumweg 18 – 19
3600 Genk, België