The project brought together approximately 150 employee volunteers from PPG, USSRC
and Boeing, who spent a half-day in March painting sections of the Saturn V replica and other highly visited areas around the center.
HESA was created in 2004 by Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, in partnership with the USSRC
. HESA has graduated 2,776 educators from 62 countries and 52 U.S.
PPG has a great relationship with the staff at USSRC
, and we are honored to participate in the preservation of this historic aircraft, Meyer said.
The week-long program runs twice at the USSRC
's Space Camp,
Created in 2004 by Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, in partnership with the USSRC
, HESA is a scholarship programme that has graduated 2,776 educators from 62 countries and 52 US states and territories since it launched, reaching more than 3 million students around the world.
Deborah Barnhart, USSRC
CEO and executive director.
Barnhart, CEO and Executive Director of USSRC
, and Michael Flachbart, Vice-President of Centre Operations at the USSRC
At the same time, Compass will also launch special packages for students aged from seven to 18 years that will allow them to spend two weeks at the USSRC
in Hunstville, Alabama, and closely experience various aspects of the space programme such as living in zero gravity, fitness and dietary preparations and other interactive learning methods.
The PPG grant helped fund scholarships for underserved students ages 9 to 18 to attend the Aviation Challenge camp at USSRC
. In honor of the donation, the week of July 6-11 was designated "PPG Week" for both the Aviation Challenge camp and the SPACE CAMP program, which focuses on space exploration.
and its Aviation Challenge camps offer in-depth information and hands-on experiences that directly relate to PPG s aerospace business and encourage students to pursue STEM-related studies and careers.
Space & Rocket Centre (USSRC
) affiliated to NASA's Marshall Space
Space & Rocket Center (USSRC
), Honeywell developed the award-winning scholarship program to help middle school math and science teachers become more effective educators in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).