Go For Launch! Norwich University

Join us for an exhilarating two-day event at Norwich University, where aspiring astronauts and space enthusiasts in grades 8-12 will have a unique opportunity to dive into the world of space exploration.

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Go For Launch! delivers a multi-day, in-person, truly out-of-this-world experience to 8th-12th grade students leveraging spaceflight and space exploration the launchpad for students to develop and strengthen their skills in STEM, teamwork, communication, research design, and leadership. Go For Launch! students work side-by-side with an astronaut for the entire event - learning growing and developing the life-long skills that create a successful, meaningful future.

Since 2015, 1,500 students across the United States have attended more than 50 GFL! events! To date, 12 student-designed experiments from Go For Launch! have launched to the International Space Station (ISS) and one GFL! student-designed experiment has been flown in suborbital space. Four more student experiments are scheduled to be launched on SpaceX-27 and even more are scheduled to launch later this year and next. 

Go Far. Go Further. Go Beyond.

  1. Experiential Learning

    Engage in immersive, project-based activities that bring space to life including the design of a space experiment.

  2. Leadership Development

    Learn from an exceptional team by working side-by-side with an astronaut and other experts in STEM fields.

  3. Comprehensive Inclusions

    All supplies, lunch, snacks, an event t-shirt, a mission patch, and a space-themed swag bag are provided.