The One and Only Opportunity to meet NASA Engineer in HK

Big Bang Academy Exclusive Event - Dialogue with NASA engineer

Date: 26th May 2023 (FRI, Public Holiday)
Time: 9:00 AM -11:00 AM
Price: $5298 (Includes 1 child and 1 parent)
Location:  Dorset House, Quarry Bay
Format: Livestream by NASA Engineer with Face to Face activities
Seats: 20 spots only (Screening Required)
Language: English
Age: 6-9

Parents, have you encountered the following problems?

"My son is interested in space and dreams of becoming a scientist. Most space-related opportunities are at the national level, and I don't know where to find opportunities for him"
- Noah's mom.
"My daughter in K1 likes space. Whenever we travel to Japan or Taiwan, we visit the space museum. Now she is very obsessed with it and always says she wants to go to NASA and become a little astronaut"
- Amelia's mom
"Because my son is super interested in space, I've watched Hayabusa2 ten times. I want to find more astronomy and space-related platforms to explore his interests and cultivate his scientific abilities"
- Lucas's dad

Highlights of the Event:

360° Virtual Tour at NASA Headquarter in Silicon Valley
Make Your Own Mars Rover - taught & explained
by NASA Engineer
One-on-One Interacting Experience with NASA Engineer (Guaranteed at least 1 minute)
Space Discovery & Past Missions Secret Sharing
by NASA Engineer
Mars Helicopter Vehicle System Sharing
(In Charged by Ms. Shannah Withrow-Maser)

Giving Back to Society - Supporting Diversity & Inclusion

A portion of the fee of this event will go towards sponsorship to 5 ethnic minority children from The Zubin Foundation to attend the same workshop. By participating in this workshop, you are not only investing in your children's education but also in creating a more inclusive and equitable society aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

You and your child will receive a Thank You Letter ✉️ from The Zubin Foundation for the sponsorship.

Upon completion of this Exclusive Event, you will receive:

1. Participation Certificate signed by NASA engineer
(The ONLY NASA collaboration event in Hong Kong)
2. DIY Mars Rover & Experiment Worksheet
3. Video footage of one-on-one  interaction with NASA engineer Shannah
4. Moon-system Experiment (Completed at home)
a Feedback letter from Shannah upon completion
5.  A Space Themed Polaroid Family Photo and Souvenir including: tote bag, stationaries, cloth patch and etc.
6. Professional event highlight photos available for download

Awards and Achievements:

Selected in the Forbes 30 Under 30 - Science List

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Selected for Young Professional of the Year Award

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Shannah is the Lead of The Mars Science Helicopter Vehicle Systems

Read the Article

Trajectory Design -performed by the Ames Flight Dynamics team

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Mars Science Helicopter Mission 2021

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NASA Mars Perseverance Rover Landing

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Ms. Shannah Withrow-Maser

Aerospace Engineer at NASA Ames Research Center
(M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology)

Involved in the following NASA research:
• The Mars Science Helicopter Vehicle Systems Lead (the first-ever flight on another planet)
• Member of the vehicle design and flight dynamics groups

How to Apply?


Step 1: Online Application and Screening Questions

Click the button to apply for the NASA exclusive event.

Write a self-introduction and answer four questions in the screening questions.

Deadline of Application: 14th, May 2023


Step 2: Big Bang Educators will review and select students

Once you have submitted the form, you will be notified within 3 working days if you are eligible.

The selection is on a rolling basis. First come first serve.

(Thus, the application period may be closed before 14th May, 2023)

Big Bang Educators Team will select 20 students based on your screening questions answers based on creativity, interest and passion, and logic.


Step 3: Offer Acceptance

Once you have received the offer, if you would like to accept the offer, please reply within 3 working days to confirm your seat.

If we do not hear from you within the time frame, your application will be withdrawn.

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Q: What is the fee for the event?
$5298/ Includes 1 Adult & 1 Child (Registration and Screening Required). Current Project Alpha Program Student will have special VIP discount.

Q: When and where is the event going to be held?
A: Date: 26th May 2023 (Sat) 9:00AM - 11:00AM, Dorest House, Quarry Bay, 2-3/F.

Q: How do I apply?
A: Click the 'Sign Up!' button below. Parents will be notified by 4th May, 2023 whether their kids are selected.

Q: What do I need to prepare?
A: After registration, the selected children will be invited to join. Children need to prepare a single question in advance.

Q: What can my child learn?
A: Children will have the opportunity to have a conversation with NASA engineer Shannah Withrow-Maser, exchange questions with her and receive real-time answers, visit NASA's office, and work on a scientific experiment under Shannah's guidance to understand the importance of space exploration.

Q: What is the format of the event?
A: Livestream by NASA Engineer with Face to Face activities.

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