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Student Astronaut Challenge

  1. 1. • The Story• The Need• The Challenge• The Students• The Schools• The Goal• The Way You Can Help
  2. 2. How the Astronaut Challenge came about
  3. 3. THE STORYThe Florida Department of Education wanted to increase student interestand outcomes in Four Key Categories:Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (Referred to as STEM)
  4. 4. THE STORYAs many education departments do, they developed a Grant andsolicited participation from area schools. The Prize: $10,000
  5. 5. THE STORYIn 2010, FDOE awarded the grant of $10,000 to Florida StateUniversity Schools (Florida High) to build their concept of a SpaceShuttle Simulator. ’ “ ”
  6. 6. THE STORYFlorida State University Schools partnerswith the Challenger Learning Center(Tallahassee) as the model to frame andbuild their Space Shuttle Simulator.
  7. 7. THE STORYCoaxis International provided pro-bono softwareprogramming and helps to build the actual “rolling”Space Shuttle Simulator.
  8. 8. THE STORYFDOE sees the final product and is soimpressed they make plans to roll itout as a statewide initiative in 2011…The “Astronaut Challenge” is born! “ ’ ”
  9. 9. THE STORYFDOE approaches Walt Disney World to see if they are interested insupporting the statewide “Astronaut Challenge.”Disney’s response: “Yes. We’re the largest employer of engineers inFlorida, this is perfect!” ’
  10. 10. THE STORYFDOE announces the “Astronaut Challenge” as a statewide competition.Schools throughout the state thrust their best and brightest at the challenge, andthe top seven teams are invited to compete at the finals in Tallahassee.
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  12. 12. We don’t have enough engineers
  13. 13. THE STORY
  14. 14. Here’s how it works...
  15. 15. THE STORY 15 schools from south and central Florida This year 38 teams representing 30 schoolsfrom south, central and northern Florida competed at Regionals.
  16. 16. THE STORY Figure 1: Simplified control bus layout. This is a closed loop because the return path is through vehicle ground (not shown in diagram). PNL=Panel RPC =Remote Power Controller SNSR = Sensor
  17. 17. THE STORY
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  19. 19. THE STORY
  20. 20. The Best and Brightest Minds
  21. 21. THE STORY
  22. 22. Be a Part of Our Future
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  25. 25. THE STORY $ 5,000 EXCLUSIVE PRESENTING SPONSOR – “MISSION CONTROL”• Exclusive title sponsorship naming rights• Company banner displayed at Airport venue during three day competition• Company name/logo/link included on the Student Astronaut Challenge Sponsor webpage• Company name/logo prominently displayed on the event T-shirt• Table at event with rights to display company information• Company logo included on all event paperwork, including any event forms and flyers• Company banner prominently displayed at event• Inclusion in all local, regional and statewide media efforts – print and electronic press releases sent by the Student Astronaut Challenge PR Team• Opportunity to identify your company as one that cares about the educational opportunities in the areas of science, math, engineering,aeronautics, space exploration, etc.• Recognition as a Donor ($500 of your contribution goes to scholarship fund)• Company name/logo on printed communication to the public and/or event participants• Verbal recognition at the event• Opportunity to speak at opening reception• Opportunity to assist in presentation of awards• Four (4) tickets to opening reception• Opportunity for two representatives of your company to operate the simulator on October 25
  26. 26. THE STORY$ 2,500 CORPORATE SPONSOR - “SPACE SHUTTLE” $ 1,000 BUSINESS SPONSOR - “SATELLITE”• Company Logo/ Link displayed on the Student Astronaut • Company Logo/ Link displayed on the Student AstronautChallenge Sponsor webpage Challenge Sponsor webpage• Company logo in event banner displayed at the airport event • Company logo in event banner displayed at the airport eventvenue venue• Table at event with rights to display company information • Table at event with rights to display company information• Company logo included on all event paperwork, including any • Company name/logo on the event T-shirtevent forms and flyers• Company name/logo on the event T-shirt • Company logo included on all event paperwork, including any event forms and flyers• Name recognition and inclusion in all press releases sent by the • Inclusion in all local, regional and statewide media efforts –byStudent Astronaut Challenge PR Team Student Astronaut Challenge PR Team• Opportunity to identify your company as one that cares about • Opportunity to identify your company as one that cares aboutthe educational opportunities in the areas of science, math, the educational opportunities in the areas of science, math,engineering, aeronautics, space exploration, etc. engineering, aeronautics, space exploration, etc.• Recognition as a Scholarship Donor ($250 of your contribution • Recognition as a Scholarship Donor ($100 of yourgoes to scholarship fund) contribution goes to scholarship fund)• Verbal recognition at the event • Verbal recognition at the event• Opportunity to speak at opening reception • Two (2) tickets to opening reception• Two (2) tickets to opening reception• Opportunity for up to two (2) representatives of your companyto operate the simulator
  27. 27. THE STORY$ 500 SUPPORT SPONSOR - “FLIGHT CREW”• Company Logo/ Link displayed on the Student AstronautChallenge Sponsor webpage• Table at event with rights to display companyinformation• Company name included on all event paperwork,including any event forms and flyers• Opportunity to identify your company as one that caresabout the educational opportunities in the areas ofscience, math, engineering, aeronautics, space exploration,etc.• Recognition as a Scholarship Donor ($50 of yourcontribution goes to scholarship fund)• Verbal recognition at the event• One (1) ticket to opening reception I want to sponsor!

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