First Crew To Mars Is Likely In Middle School Right Now – Help Prepare Them With Generation Beyond

To listen to this episode, download the mp3 directly, find us on iTunes, or use the player below.
Stephen Frick

Stephen Frick

Our guest this week is former astronaut Stephen Frick, Director of Strategic Planning and Operations at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Advanced Technology Center. Lockheed Martin and Discovery Education have partnered to launch the next phase of Generation Beyond – an initiative to use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare today’s middle school students for deep space exploration. With engaging online curriculum, a virtual field trip, and a video challenge for students, Generation Beyond seeks to engage students in grades 6-8 in STEM careers and help them prepare to make these deep space missions a reality. Listen now to hear about Stephen recall his work as an astronaut and learn how you can help inspire today’s students to become the next generation of engineers and space explorers.


Connect with our guest:



We always love to hear from you – our listeners. Do you have any ideas for guests? What topics in science and science education need to be addressed? Submit your comments, concerns and suggestions through our contact page or tweet to us at @laboutloud.

Do you like the show?  Please leave a comment on iTunes and rate us!  And don’t forget to subscribe.

One comment