500 YEARS OF FLIGHT

The NASTAR Center

This program is designed to enhance teacher understanding of the history of aviation and the impact of technology on society using hands-on activities and projects.
 
Content
• Flight Timeline
• Leonardo da Vinci – Parachute Model
• Balloons – Montgolfier Brothers; Jacques Charles
• Early Pioneers of Flight – Sir George Cayley; Otto Lilienthal
• The Wright Brothers
• Early Pilots
• Vertical Flight
• Early Jet Aircraft
• Rockets
• The Space Age
• Space in the Sixties
• The Space Shuttle
• Commercial Space
• Educator Resources
 
Duration: 1 Day
 
Prerequisites
• Desire to have fun while learning
• Trainees are expected to be in good health and capable of taking part in all activities
 
 
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