STEM


A Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Tour of the USA.

Angas Travel is delighted to offer STEM students the tour of a lifetime exploring the incredible activities of the US space program and the chance to experience first-hand what NASA astronauts endure.

Our 18-day itinerary starts with an Explore Tour at the Kennedy Space Centre in Orlando where students will see the Vehicle Assembly Building, Launch Complex 39 and NASA’s commercial launch pads. Lunch and a Q&A session with a NASA Astronaut plus a behind-the-scenes tour of Universal Studios complete the Florida stay.

Students spend the next few days at Space Camp in Huntsville. Here they will learn real world applications of STEM principle and experiences the rigours and challenges of astronaut training. With visits to Washington DC and New York, the finale of this itinerary sees students tour some of the world’s most prestigious universities, MIT and Harvard in Boston.

Please take a moment to read through this action-packed itinerary.

Itinerary

Day 1-2

Flight and Welcome Orlando, Florida.

Day 3

Orlando.

Visit the Kennedy Space Center. Highlights will include the Explore Tour and Lunch with an Astronaut dining experience – Q&A.

See icons of spaceflight operations like the Vehicle Assembly Building, historic Launch Complex 39 and disembark for a view of the launch pads used by NASA’s commercial partners such as SpaceX and ULA.

Day 4

Behind the scenes and action on film sets at Universal Studios.

Day 5-9

Orlando to Huntsville, Alabama – US Space & Rocket Centre, Space Camp. Private coach and flight transfers.

Over five action-packed days learn real-world applications of STEM principles as they fly pilot simulations, test their mettle in engineering design challenges, tackle the high ropes course or SCUBA dive in the Underwater Astronaut Trainer.

Day 10-11

Huntsville to Washington DC.

Explore Washington DC including the Smithsonian Museums.

Day 12-13

Washington DC to New York, via Philadelphia with coach and guide.

Explore New York local highlights.

Day 14

New York to Boston with private coach and guide.

Follow a student-led tour of The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Day 15

Explore Boston.

Attend a student-led tour of Harvard University.

Day 16-18

Farewell USA. 

Flight back home from Boston airport to Australia.

Note: This itinerary is a sample only. Arrangements are subject to confirmation at time of booking.