The Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Program (MPA) at the Museum of Flight is named in honor of Washington native and payload commander of the Space Shuttle Columbia. It leverages Michael’s legacy to inspire underserved middle school (6th-8th grade) youth from throughout Washington State to participate in the Museum’s exciting educational programs while being mentored by professionals in the aerospace and aviation industry.
Participants will become enrolled in an interactive online learning website and be invited to participate in MPA-sponsored events, the first being a full-day event at The Museum of Flight on Saturday, February 1, 2020.
The entire program is provided at no cost to participants. Internet access is needed for participation.
Applicants must be in grades 6, 7 or 8 as of Fall 2019.
Student applications due December 2, 2019 and students are accepted based on program capacity. Notification of acceptance will be sent shortly after.