Transform Students into Astronaut Scientists


A visit to the BP America Expedition Center is a learning experience that engages students, transforming them into scientists, engineers or researchers on a simulated space expedition. It expands a classroom to distant planets; it turns learning into inspiration and students into explorers.

A field trip with no boundaries

Great discounts are available for first time flyers! If your school has never participated in a BP America Expedition Center Program, now is the time to board for your first flight.

Our Mission: Inspiring, Exploring, Learning

At the BP America Expedition Center, we focus on skills far beyond space science – we use the excitement of space travel as a foundation for interdisciplinary tasks and life skills that can turn a moment of success into a lifetime of difference.
 

Perfect ForInterdisciplinary TasksTEKS and Life Skills
Class trips, 1st grade - high school
Science clubs and ROTC programs
Scout and youth groups
Birthday parties
Corporate teambuilding
science
engineering
math
social studies
health
reading
computer skills
responsibility
problem solving
critical thinking
teamwork
communication
listening
following instructions
observation

 

 

 

Operation Leapfrog

Operation Leapfrog

In the year 2076, the United States is ready to take the next big leap in space exploration!

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BP America Expedition Reservations

BP America Expedition Reservations

Visit this section for tips on making your reservation at the BP America Expedition Center.

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Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

We offer free curriculum designed to get you and your class ready for an exciting expedition to outer space!

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Challenger History

Challenger History

After the Challenger accident in 1986, the families of the Challenger astronauts wanted to continue the crew's educational mission.

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