Engineering Challenge: Earth Science Paper Airplane Challenge

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Event Time: 
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Event Description: 

Teams will design, fly, and modify paper airplanes in a competition for greatest distance flown and longest air time. Teams will focus on engineering their planes for optimum performance. This program will be co-led by NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s Brian A. Campbell, Senior NASA Earth Science Education and Communication Specialist and Geoff Bland, Research Engineer.

Event Type: 
Educational
Hands-on Activities
Lecture / Talk
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Science,  Space Technology
Mission: 
ACT-America (Atmospheric Carbon and Transport-America),  North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES),  ORACLES (Observations of Clouds above Aerosols and their Interactions)
Event Location: 

NASA Wallops Flight Facility - Visitor Center

Bldg. J-17
Wallops IslandVirginia 23337
United States