Dr. Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and International Space Station commander. A veteran of four space missions, Dr. Chiao most recently served as Commander and NASA Science Officer of Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station. He has logged over 229 days in space - over 36 hours of which were spent in Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA, or spacewalks). In 2009, he served on the White House appointed Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee, and currently serves on the NASA Advisory Council. Onboard World Dream & Genting Dream, he will share his vision with our Astronaut Camps at Sea!
Astronaut Camp Activities by Dr. Leroy Chiao
Lift Off with an Astronaut! How did we get to moon? Celebrate NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 with a real NASA astronaut and launch into the next generation of rockets. Families will design, build and launch their own rockets and see if they have what it takes to get to the Moon and beyond!
Return to the Moon with an Astronaut! To return to the Moon to stay, humans must understand and have access to water on the lunar surface. Discover how NASA currently explores Earth’s closest neighbor and build your very own lunar probe with the L-Cross Design Challenge!
Moon and Mars Exploration with an Astronaut! Space travel is the most difficult task that humans of ever completed. Learn about the challenges of exploring the Moon and Mars. Scientists believe billions of years ago, Mars may have supported life. Explore the challenges of flying to another planetary body. Design, build and test an exploration lander!
Discover Moons and Exoplanets with an Astronaut! Earth isn’t the only planet with a special moon. Look inside and outside of our solar system and discover some other moons and planets that might contain water and be located in the special habitable temperature zone, similar to our home planet. Families will create their own solar system art project for an out of this world experience!
Genting Dream: 26 May – 8 June 2019
World Dream: 9 – 24 August 2019
Explorer Dream: 24 July – 7 August 2019