About the Rice University Aerospace & Aviation Academy
Do you see a future beyond the world as we know it?
The Aerospace & Aviation Academy is an immersive program designed specifically for students who are interested in pursuing careers in fields of aerospace and aviation and who want to be at the forefront of the developments and demands of the future.
While staying on the campus of Rice University, you will enjoy daily forums from Rice's renowned faculty and receive unparalleled exposure to industry and government space scientists through exclusive site visits, which will also provide you with a glimpse into your future. You will also hear from a NASA representative and former NASA astronaut Dr. Leroy Chiao, who will share his personal stories and lessons from spaceflight and experience in technology companies.
During the program, you will visit the Lone Star Flight Museum, where you attend flight ground school, participate in a flight prep simulation, learn the importance of flight planning, and then apply what you have learned while operating a flight simulator.
Get on board with a world leader in the aerospace and aviation industry, and take the first step toward launching your career and discovering your true potential by attending the Aerospace & Aviation Academy.
Please note, we are currently evaluating all aspects of Aerospace & Aviation Academy and may make changes to the curriculum to ensure that the program meets the most up-to-date health and safety standards.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2020-2021 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.