Taking Up Space Takes Off

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TAKING UP SPACE, A PROGRAM FOR PASCUA YAQUI GIRLS, TAKES OFF WITH A VISIT FROM FORMER ASTRONAUT ROBERT “HOOT” GIBSON

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December 2, 2016

Robert Lee “Hoot” Gibson (Capt, USN, Ret.), a former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and retired NASA astronaut, will make a special appearance on December 6th at the Pascua Yaqui Community Clubhouse to help launch a program specifically designed to expand opportunities for Native American girls to immerse themselves in the horizon-broadening Space Camp experience. A project of the science-based non-profit organization “Time in Cosmology,” honored to be collaborating with the Pascua Yaqui Computer Clubhouse, the mission is to send middle school-aged Pascua Yaqui girls to Space Camp. There, they will be exposed to the leadership and team-building exercises the Camp offers. Additionally, the exploration of STEM and related academic content enhances future possibilities for educational and career goals. The…

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Taking Up Space

We are sending Native American Girls to Space Camp!
Time in Cosmology is honored to be collaborating with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe in our first mission to send middle-school-aged Pascua Yaqui girls to Space Camp! The first group of Pascua Yaqui girls attended Space Camp in June 2017. Selected Scholarship winners received full camp tuition for two years. We hope to be adding more girls and tribes, for as long as we can fund the Girls Taking Up Space Program.

The girls have the opportunity to meet NASA Astronauts!

Space Camp Alumnus and NASA Astronaut, Dorothy Metcalf – Lindenburger, visits Space Camp regularly.

And Astronaut John Herrington, the first Native American in Space:

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