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      2019 SPACE Conference for Educators in Orlando

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      July 24, 2019

      Wednesday   8:00 AM

      Mail Code DNPS State Road 405
      Orlando, Florida 32815

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      2019 SPACE Conference for Educators

      Registration is now open! July 24-26, 2019  SPACE – Space Port Area Conference for Educators Registration closes July 5, 2019, or until the event is sold out, whichever is first More information is available at the conference website: The Astronauts Memorial Foundation hosted the first educator conference at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in July 2018. The event was a success and we are pleased to bring you the second annual conference July 24-26, 2019. NEW in 2019:  Tour the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Control Center on tours just for our group. Guests booking in the dedicated conference hotel block at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Titusville will enjoy limited complimentary bus transportation from the conference hotel to the conference in the morning, and return to the hotel in the early evening.  Details coming soon on the Hotels page of the SPACE conference website. The Big Bang Ball moves to the Apollo / Saturn V Center to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Box lunches are included in registration for all three days of the conference. Additional sessions were added throughout the afternoon on Wednesday and Thursday. The Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education program will be providing an opportunity for 40 lucky educators to experience a flight over Cape Canaveral!  Information to sign-up coming in spring 2019! Attendees will: ​ Experience stimulating presentations from NASA astronauts and scientists in various fields Participate in interactive, hands-on sessions with acclaimed teacher specialists  Tour Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station including historic launch pad sites Tour the expansive Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and the Canaveral National Seashore Hear first-hand information about the bold future of space exploration including the latest NASA/Commercial collaborations with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and others happening right here at KSC Who knows, you might even get lucky and experience a launch - up close and personal - depending on the launch schedule!  Enjoy the large Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Encounter the Astronauts Memorial Foundation’s conference center space with state-of-the-art 4K projection and sound capabilities Depart at the end of 3 days with ready-to-go lesson plans and creative ideas to infuse your classroom with STEAM and multi-faceted, space-related curriculum content Rates: Early Bird Registration ends February 28, 2019: $295 Regular Registration begins March 1, 2019: $325 Eligibility:  Attendees MUST 1) be a U.S. Citizen, and 2) be a K-12 formal or informal educator. Big Bang Ball:  Pull out your flashiest space-wear and bling for Thursday night!  We are going to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing at the Apollo / Saturn V Center at NASA Kennedy Space Center with a dinner and dancing. If you were at the inaugural Big Bang Ball, you know this is an event not to be missed! This event is included with each paid conference registration.  Information to purchase tickets for guests will be made available to registered attendees in March or April. Add-On Sessions & Tours:  Information for add-on opportunities such as Civil Air Patrol flights, tours, Lunar and Meteorite Certification, guest tickets for the Big Bang Ball, etc. will be provided to registered attendees in March or April. Refunds:  Refunds are not available once registration is processed.  Conference registrations are not transferable to another person. Payment Options:  Payment may be made by credit card or check.  If paying by check, an invoice will be emailed to the registrant and the check is due in 14 days from the date of the invoice. Questions:  Email  

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