Mission: Galactic Cartography – Map the Milky Way and plot a path
A two week research experience for high school aged campers
~Investigate the composition and motion of our galaxy with giant radio telescopes, identify areas of interest, and blaze a trail for future explorers.
~Research teams will be responsible for different qualities and regions but will rely on each other to complete the mission.
Conduct individual research on how light is used to communicate with distant missions in the past and present. Propose your own techniques for the future!
~Guest speakers share their experiences working in space science and their paths to a career in the future of exploration and discovery.
Launch Rockets, fire projectiles, design landing craft.
~Visit research labs at Clemson, swim at waterfalls and tube down rivers, hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and star gaze under world class dark skies!