Kansas STARBASE receives grant from Department of Defense
Kansas STARBASE has been appropriated an additional $240,000 in funding from the Department of Defense to help promote math and science skills to youth. As a result of the additional funding, the Kansas STARBASE program now has the most academy locations with a total of four: Kansas City (2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry), Salina (235th Regiment), Topeka (190th Air Refueling Wing) and Wichita (184th Air Refueling Wing). This brings the program’s total annual funding to $720,000 for fiscal year 2008.
Rocket Launch Gives Hands-on Science & Engineering Experience
“Five, four, three, two, one. Blast off!”
College Park Elementary School students counted down and squealed with excitement as they took turns launching rockets on Friday, the culminating event of a weeklong science, technology, engineering and mathematics program through STARBASE.
STARBASE students to meet NASA personnel via VTC
Students of the Salina STARBASE Summer Academy will have a pretty exciting opportunity next week - the chance to talk with scientists and other personnel from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
STARBASE takes students into the future
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The STARBASE Academy has a name reminiscent of astronauts and spaceports out of some science fiction movie.