Education

STEM MissionSTEMEd

To promote interest and generate excitement for K-12 students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) through educational outreach about flight test, aerospace, and Edwards Air Force Base. To achieve this goal, the Air Force Flight Test Museum is committed to provide open-access educational resources in STEM subjects for teachers, students, and families to engage in the exploration and understanding of STEM in aerospace and flight test, to build learning opportunities for Southern California students, and to provide an educational center where students can learn and explore.  Check out the Junior Test Pilot School for elementary aged children, and below you can learn about the advances in test flight at Edwards Air Force Base.

 

MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF MACH 1: The X-1 and Brigadier General Chuck Yeager

Video courtesy of Dr. Stephanie Smith, Historian at the Air Force Test Center History Office at Edwards AFB, 305 E. Popson Ave., Edwards AFB, CA 93524.

 

For more information or for questions please contact Lisa Brown at jtps@afftcmuseum.org