Category: In the News

Eye on the Valley: DreamUp to Space Project and Aplus+ Organization

“As we’re headed close to the Holidays, Matt Watson welcomes us into the studio with Jalaine Hagemeister to discuss about the Dream Up to Space program. Later on, he brings on Jeff Rice to talk about his Aplus+ Organization.” Read…

14-Year-Old’s Science Experiment to Be Carried Out on International Space Station

“Grace Stumpf, 14, has always been infatuated with the sky. Some of her favorite childhood memories were making paper airplanes with her dad and studying which designs flew best. Through those activities, she first learned about the four forces of…

Military, aerospace companies wooed and wowed students with STEM Expo 2022

“Outside Hangar 1600 on the flight line at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., showy jets and stodgy workhorses alike were making low passes, showing off the range of aircraft at the Aerospace Valley Open House, Air Show, and STEM Expo.”…

Edwards air show STEM Expo hosts 8,000 students

“An estimated 8,000 students and teachers from the Antelope Valley and as far away as Fresno and San Diego attended the free STEM Expo at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on Oct. 14, 2022. “The main hangar had more than…

SCV Educator Chosen to Fly on NASA Aerial Observatory

We’re over the moon about the latest news for one our longtime iLEAD facilitators. SCVi Charter’s very own Mr. Dustin Lengning is among one of the prestigious 24 Teachers from 13 States to become NASA Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors (AAA)! We…

In the News: Flight Prep for 8th Graders

Thanks to the Signal Newspaper for covering our recent glider on campus event at SCVi Charter, iLEAD’s founding school. Flight prep for 8th graders: Glider on SCVi campus sets stage for student flight

Supporting innovation with space education

“As the world turns into a direction that revolves around science, technology, engineering and math, astronomy classes and programs become an important part of education, especially in younger children.” Click here for the story at the Santa Clarita Signal!

In the News: Three DreamUp Payloads Launch on SpaceX’s CRS-22 Mission to the ISS

“CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – June 3, 2021 – At 1:29 PM ET today, Thursday, June 3rd, the 22nd cargo resupply mission from SpaceX Falcon lifted off carrying three student experiments from DreamUp in its Dragon capsule, alongside 7,300 pounds of cargo, equipment, experiments, and…

ISS National Lab: From the Classroom to Space: Launching Student Science

“Last week, students from several iLEAD Schools had an out-of-this-world opportunity—to take their science experiments from the classroom to space! The students’ experiments, supported by educational company DreamUp, launched on SpaceX’s 20th commercial resupply services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Not only did…

In the News: iLEAD Schools Creating Authentic, High Quality Project-Based Learning Environments

We’re honored to be featured in this inspiring article from Getting Smart! “…iLEAD students have many unique opportunities to work on large, public projects that have international partners and implications. One of the best examples is iLEAD’s Student Aerospace Projects…

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