Mission #9

March 21, 2011 - FIELD TRIP TO THE UTIAS UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO AEROSPACE LABS!

The “Astronuts” field trip to the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (utias) was amazing!

The 4 Lab tour was organized by the wonderful Nora Burnett...senior library technician and tour guide extraordinaire!… thanks Nora!!!

The labs were incredible… all set up with tour speakers who knew how to engage the kids and enhance their imaginations… each lab allowed us 30 minutes of demonstrations...

The 4 labs and tour speakers in order were:

*lab #1: autonomous space robotics… by Keith Leung

*lab #2: flow control & experimental turbulance… by Jason Hearst & Luke Osmokrovic

break...delicious cookies and juices for the “astronuts”

*lab #3: flight simulator #1… by Bruce Haycock

*lab #4: flight simulator #2… flight systems and control by Mingfeng Zhang