Updated: Aug 10, 2020
American high schools and colleges are invited to join, Out of the Box's flagship program: Science Accelerator - A unique online program for young people (15-20) globally to develop
entrepreneurship & innovation in Space for the coming school year (October 2020 - June 2021).
During the learning period, the students come up with innovative, original, science-based ideas to help humanity inhabit the moon and beyond. With the help of our program mentors, the students then examine their idea from a business lens and create a prototype. Finally, they pitch their ideas in front of NASA Scientist, business and entreprenours specialsts - as part of the international competition at the final phase of the program.
The program, developed by Out of the Box, with the close guidance of Dr. Jacob Cohen, Chief Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, the US Embassy in Israel, and supported in Israel by the Ministry of Science. It received several prizes and recognition.
For more information https://www.scienceaccelerator.space/
Out of the Box is a social enterprise to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in aerospace education. Our purpose is to spark passion in the future generation for working in the aerospace industry and to provide them with the know-how and skills they need to succeed in the future working market. We put a special focus on attracting young women and girls to our programs and to empower female facilitators working in schools. We provide opportunities for students to gain experience in an international arena and enjoy peer-to-peer learning.