Education

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Rocket Lab is committed to backing the next generation of aerospace experts through our Education Programs. We're on a mission to:

  • Inspire young people of all backgrounds to fall in love with space and STEM and remove barriers to them achieving their dreams;
  • Inform the public about our work, missions, and goals;
  • Involve local organizations and community groups in Rocket Lab’s growth;
  • And build relationships between the space and education industries in Aotearoa and beyond, facilitating more growth in both.

Our Programs

Currently, our Space Ambassador Program makes it possible for Rocket Lab Space Ambassadors – people who work in all areas of our business, who are passionate about Space and STEM – to connect with young people and visit with schools either in-person or online.

If you are a staff member at a school, or a community or education institution, you can register your interest in having a Space Ambassador visit your students via our Registration Portal. Becoming a Space Ambassador School means you’ll not only be able to organize Space Ambassador visits, but you’ll also be the first to know about any of our developing Education Programs and how you can be involved.

If you are a student or other interested member of the public, you are welcome to sign up to our Education Mailing List, which means we will keep you in the loop about new opportunities on the horizon to get involved, informed, and inspired with what we do here at Rocket Lab.

If you would like to know anything specific about Rocket Lab’s Education Programs, you can e-mail education@rocketlab.co.nz. 

 

Rocket Lab Fact Sheet: Meet Electron!

Subject: About Rocket Lab & its Electron launch vehicle

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Rocket Lab Fact Sheet: Launching Rockets

Subject: How rockets are launched

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Rocket Lab Fact Sheet: Orbital Mechanics

Subject: How satellites stay in space

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Rocket Lab Fact Sheet: Small satellites, big future

Subject: What satellites are used for

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Rocket Lab Activity Plan: Composite Materials

Subject: Composite Materials

Duration: 25 minutes plus 4 hours freezing time plus 20 minutes

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Rocket Lab Activity Plan: Rockets

Subject: Why do rockets fly?

Duration: 45 minutes

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Rocket Lab Activity Plan: Straw Rockets

Subject: Engineering design

Duration: 20 minutes

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Rocket Lab: Word find

Subject: Word find

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Rocket Lab: Colouring in sheet

Subject: Electron colouring in sheet

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