Engineering Challenge: Egg Drop Payload Recovery

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Event Time: 
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Event Description: 

Assemble a team of family or friends and accept the challenge!  Discuss a challenge Wallops’ engineers solve every day, then work together with your team to overcome a similar type of engineering challenge. This weeks engineering challenge will be all about saving an egg when it's dropped from the observation deck of the Visitor Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. (60 minutes)  

Event Type: 
Hands-on Activities
Lecture / Talk
Open to the General Public?: 
Science,  Space Technology
Event Location: 

NASA Wallops Flight Facility - Visitor Center

Bldg. J-17
Wallops IslandVirginia 23337
United States
Additional Comments: 
We were originally scheduled to do Water Bottle Rockets but due to aircraft operations we were unable to get clearance to launch so we did an alternate engineering challenge instead.