College for Space Science
Serious-minded science students in grades five through 12 are invited to attend Onizuka Space Science Day 2017 at El Camino College! Students are also invited to enter the Onizuka Space Science Day Arts Contest. Entries are due February 28, 2017; see details .
The Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Committee, El Camino College, and American Honda Motor Co., Inc. sponsor this free, hands-on conference. This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger accident that took the lives of the seven crew members, including Ellison Onizuka.
This year's featured NASA Astronaut is Dr. Kjell N. Lindgren, who has logged 141 days in space aboard the International Space Station along with 15 hours and four minutes of spacewalk time.
Onizuka Space Science Day 2017 features:
Sponsored by El Camino College & American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
South Bay students in grades five through 12 are invited to enter El Camino College's Onizuka Space Science Day Arts Contest. The contest winner will receive an invitation to bring three guests to meet and attend the Space Science Day dinner with Astronaut Kjell N. Lindgren on Friday, March 10.
Students are asked to create original artwork inspired by the theme:
"Heroes of the Space Program"
Accepted forms of artwork include: drawing, painting, printmaking, computer-generated image, photograph or photographic collage. Art must be original – reproductions of other artwork are not accepted.