MEDIA ADVISORY-Future Flight Hawaii Celebrates 25 Years

Special 25th Anniversary Program: Challenger...the Journey Continues

University of Hawaiʻi
Art Kimura, (808) 967-6798
Director, Future Flight Program, Hawaii Space Grant Consortium
Posted: Jun 5, 2015

Media are invited to join more than 40 students in grades 2-5 and their parents as they learn through an action-packed, space-themed educational program with activities such as launching rockets, building and programming robots and cultivating “space agriculture.”

Since 1991, More than 9,000 student and parent partcipants have voyaged on journeys of exploration to the Moon, Mars and our own Earth through Future Flight Hawai‘i.  This is the programʻs 25th year.  It is sponsored by the Hawai‘i Space Grant Consortium and is designed to catalyze a child’s interest in science, technology and the future. 

WHO:  More than 40 students in the 2nd to 5th grade and their parents

WHAT:  Hands on space-themed educational programs and activities

WHERE:  UH Mānoa

WHEN: (selections below are some visual opportunities, full schedule available at:

Saturday, June 6, 2015

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the POST Building 7th Floor-BlocBot A, Space Biosphere, Spinning Satellites modules

12:45-3:45 p.m. at the POST Building 7th Floor- We Are Stardust, Sound in Space? and Conductivity Music modules

Sunday, June 7, 2015

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the POST Building 7th Floor- Science is Fun, BlocBotB and Design and Satellite modules

12 -1 p.m. in the courtyard Ewa side of the Marine Sciences Building-Rocket launching and balloon helicopters.