Transition Year with Saffron
Our flagship travel experience at the European Space Centre in Belgium. The ONLY astronaut programme available for schools in Europe.
EXPLORE the world of astronauts with a simulated Moon Walk.
EXPERIENCE the thrill of a NASA Shuttle Simulator and build and launch micro rockets.
LEARN about Life in Space, international Space Station and conduct experiments in the Space Shuttle Cargo Bay.
4 Days and 3 Nights minimum.
Trips are also available as 3 Days and 2 Night or 5 Days and 4 Night Options
Your Saffron Price Includes:
- All Activities and minimum of 12 hours’ educational instruction
- All Meals in Saffron approved eateries
- Luxury Coach Travel
- Residential Accommodation
- Saffron Coordinator with the group during the programme
- Travel Insurance
Saffron Activity Options:
- 12 hours of educational content
- Small class groups 17 students (maximum) per instructor
- Workshops & training via use of simulations and tuition via numerous experiments and talks
- Workshop examples:
- Building and launch of micro rockets
- Integration of a satellite in a clean room
- Simulation examples:
- Moon Walk Chair
- NASA Shuttle Simulator
- Multi Axis Chair
- Experiment and Lecture Examples:
- Life in Space
- International Space Station (ISS)
- Experiments in Space Shuttle Cargo Bay
- Students in each group receive a T-Shirt with logo representing their group
- Students will remain in the same group for the duration of the programme
- Theme park day including Disneyland Paris
- Interactive Science museum
- Forest Adventure Course
- City Visit (Holland and Germany options available)
- Cinema Evening
- Bowling Evening
Your Saffron Pricing:
Saffron is an honest company and our team will always offer you the best possible price to meet your needs. Our knowledge, expertise and commitment to your care and enjoyment are always complimentary.
Get in touch today to receive your personalised quotation.