Plew ES Third Grade Class Tours 20th Space Control Squadron at Eglin AFB

Jill Russ' Rockets 3rd grade class at Plew Elementary School was sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) to tour the 20th Space Control Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base on April 15th.

The class participated in a mission brief on how the space radar functions, a tour of the equipment, and a live demonstration of tracking a satellite.

“This experience provided a real-world science application and inspired interest in STEM careers," said Russ.