School Missions

Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will be accepted in early April 2020!

5-9th Grade

Fly a space mission beyond your wildest dreams in the challenger simulator! Students will work on teams to complete their mission, while conducting experiments, monitoring life support, and implementing navigation orders. In this dynamic environment, students use principles of science, mathematics, and technology to complete their tasks.



Choose from three different missions offered at the Buehler Challenger & Science Center:

Rendezvous with comet halley return to the moon voyage to mars

Rendezvous with Comet Halley      Return to the Moon                     Voyage to Mars



Challenger Expedition

Full day experience at the Center includes a Mission, EVA, and Design Challenge.


EVA (Extra Vehicular Activities)

The EVA is a collection of hands-on, inquiry-based activities designed to enhance the mission simulation.


Design Challenge

Students develop their engineering skills as they design, build, and test a planetary lander.