Live and pre-recorded training sessions.
Multi-channel content to guide the learning process.
Turnkey so you can focus on your students.
How do you reach students who aren't motivated to learn?Test Flight
Students feel they just need to memorize the information for a grade.
Educators want to help students engage in hands on-learning.
All the answers are online and students need new skills to be competitive in future careers.
I was your “unengaged” student! School was difficult for me, as it felt like I would just memorize facts and spit them out on the test. But the summer was different because I was learning by doing!
For the last 14 years I have taken this idea of hands-on learning with a holistic approach, and used it to help you develop a new educational program — from planning, implementation, and long term support for your educators.
These missions can be implemented in 10 class periods or be extended to an entire semester depending on your educational needs.
See how your students will apply their learning by developing science and engineering projects and launch them to the edge of space with the StratoStar program!Get Started
Fill out our short form with basic information about your organization and educational needs.
Conduct a 15 minute phone or web meeting to have your questions answered and help us better understand educational needs and challenges.
Receive a proposal and implementation plan including startup cost, operation cost, and how to achieve educational goals.
We are here to support you every step of the way, from meetings with your colleagues, brainstorming funding ideas, and beyond your first mission for years to come.
We know it’s difficult and time consuming to start a new educational program.
We have helped hundreds of organizations start StratoStar Programs, and we will meet you and your team where you are, to make learning real for your students!
We have curriculum aligned with NGSS and we can help you integrate StratoStar missions into existing curriculum.
All of our materials and procedures meet the FAA standards for weather balloons and we help you coordinate with FAA For your launches.
All of our training resources are online and suitable for any educator to train on every aspect of the StratoStar Program.
This can be customized based on educational needs, but on average 10 class periods are needed and you can stretch this to be an entire semester project.
The StratoStar Program comes with everything you need to get started, except helium and help you source that locally.
We have over a 99% recovery rate on over 1000+ missions. Our job is to ensure your program will continue.
"I have not done a program in 16 years of teaching which has engaged as many students as the StratoStar Program…. we try to reach 100% of our students and this is the closest I have ever been."
STEM Teacher - Jefferson County Public Schools
"We have had students go into STEM fields because of the StratoStar Missions. That is pretty freaking cool!"
STEM & Innovation Coordinator - Cherry Creek School District
"There is nothing that can fit hands-on STEM like StratoStar. The program has given us access to the whole atmosphere!"
PLTW Coordinator - Noblesville Public Schools
The explosion of information in the last decade has put much of the collective human knowledge in our pockets. If students believe school is a place to memorize information, they will not be engaged because they can simply look it up. We need students to be engaged, explore, and ask questions for which Google has no answer.
We have heard from many of our StratoStar Program educators and students who have said their mission will be remembered for a lifetime. We would love to learn more about the vision you have for your students and educational needs. Use the button below to tell us a little about your institution and we will connect!Request Proposal