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
The next Mars Introduction Day is planned in November 2019.
Are you interested? Let us know, and we will inform you about the exact date of the next edition.
You can enroll by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The places are limited to 12, so make sure to claim your spot before someone else does.