Kansas Starbase News

2017 Summer Academy registration is now open

Click HERE to enroll in a 2017 Summer Academy.

Wichita Program Instructor Opening

Wichita STARBASE has an opening for a Program Instructor.

This position is full time and features competitive salary and benefits. Candidate must hold a valid teaching license.

Applicants should send their resume to Aaron@KansasSTARBASE.org

DoD Funding

Kansas STARBASE receives grant from Department of Defense

Kansas STARBASE has been appropriated an additional $240,000 in funding from the Department of Defense to help promote math and science skills to youth. As a result of the additional funding, the Kansas STARBASE program now has the most academy locations with a total of four: Kansas City (2nd Battalion, 137th Infantry), Salina (235th Regiment), Topeka (190th Air Refueling Wing) and Wichita (184th Air Refueling Wing). This brings the program’s total annual funding to $720,000 for fiscal year 2008.

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Five, Four, Three, Two, One. Blast Off!

Rocket Launch Gives Hands-on Science & Engineering Experience

“Five, four, three, two, one. Blast off!”

College Park Elementary School students counted down and squealed with excitement as they took turns launching rockets on Friday, the culminating event of a weeklong science, technology, engineering and mathematics program through STARBASE.

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Salina Students Meet NASA Personnel

STARBASE students to meet NASA personnel via VTC

Students of the Salina STARBASE Summer Academy will have a pretty exciting opportunity next week - the chance to talk with scientists and other personnel from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Into the Future

STARBASE takes students into the future

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The STARBASE Academy has a name reminiscent of astronauts and spaceports out of some science fiction movie.

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STARBASE Profiles

Tanner Kellogg

My name is Tanner Kellogg and I believe that attending DoD STARBASE when I was younger helped shape my life as well as the course of my education and career. I attended STARBASE Kansas at McConnell AFB in Wichita, Kansas. It was a one-week day camp during the summer of 2001, and I was nine years old. I had just finished 3rd grade at Woodland Health and Wellness Magnet Elementary School.

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What They're Saying

“That we learned new stuff like you can make many things with a 3D printer. Like how to say salt in a different way.” —R. Cantu, Student, Frank Bergman Elementary