GO Beyond USA!
GO way beyond the outer reaches of the universe in our GO Schoolies ‘GO Beyond USA’ NASA themed tour. Kick start your curiosity and thirst for knowledge with 3 epic days in Orlando at the world famous Kennedy Space Centre. Take part in real astronaut training activities in the ATX Astronaut Training program, experience microgravity, simulate launching and landing on Mars in the rover, visit the famous rocket launching sites (including Launch Complex 39!), marvel at the size of the Apollo/Saturn V Centre and visit the retired Space Shuttle Atlantis! Top it off with a day at the Orlando Science Center before heading to Los Angeles for your theme park fix!
Disneyland, Universal Studios and Knott's Berry Farm. Discover how the rides are constructed, the science behind movie special effects and the training methods used with Hollywood animal actors. Finally, go on a road trip down to San Diego for a final science fix at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, as well as some last-minute bargain shopping at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets. Register now for this epic trip!
Kennedy Space Center
The number one highlight of your GO Beyond tour? Having the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore, learn and play at NASA's one and only Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida. KSC has been NASA's primary launch center of human spaceflight since December 1968, and is famously known for hosting the launch operations for the Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle programs. Today, KSC is home to major NASA operations, astronaut training programs, and runs regular rocket launches as part of the Launch Services Program, responsible for launching satellites and robotic missions on journeys to learn more about our home planet and unlock the secrets of the universe. Many of your favourite interstellar movies were filmed here too, including Contact, Apollo 13, Armageddon and Tomorrowland. So, you've seen it on screen - now it's time to experience it for yourself! Explore historic launch sites and working spaceflight facilities, marvel at the actual Atlantis Shuttle and a Saturn V rocket, enjoy interactive exhibits at the many museums around the center, and - of course - shop till you drop in the biggest NASA store int he world!
ATX - Astronaut Training Experience
Knott's Berry Farm
Are you ready to get Physical? Take part in the Energy in Motion program - an innovative and totally fun way to experience the science of matter, energy, motion and force - all put into perfect display by the roller coasters at Knott's Berry Farm. Get ready to scream on the Ghost Rider, the Xcelerator, Hangtime and the Silver Bullet - or enjoy the views while you wait for the drop on the Supreme Scream! Afterwards (definitely afterwards) make sure to fill up on Mrs Knott's Fried Chicken and a slice of boysenberry pie before hitting one of the park's popular "Old West" themed shows or picking up some souvenirs in the marketplace.
San Diego Day Tour