They did it! Congratulations to Saydee, Serena, and Sole! They did great. Thank you for supporting the girls. We are grateful.
The PY Clubhouse Goes to Space Camp
A unique program is taking up space at the Pascua Yaqui Clubhouse! We are so pleased to announce our Space Camp Scholarship winners: Yanissa, Sole, Serena and Saydee! These four girls have been working very hard at the Clubhouse and we are honored to have them attend Space Camp, May 28 – June 2, 2017. Congratulations to the Taking Up Space Girls!
Taking Up Space (TUS) plans to send four Pascua Yaqui girls to United States Space Camp. Space Camp Academy graduates such as Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, Samantha Cristoforetti, Serena Aunon, Christina Hammock, and Dr. Kate Rubins have become astronauts in partly due to this life changing experience!
The Clubhouse and TUS have prepared the Pascua Yaqui youth by collaborating with four local groups: the Pima Air & Space Museum, Girls Can! Crate, the Physics Factory Bus, and the Southern Arizona Regional Science &…
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STEM in Action
The Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) has been organizing and running the science fair since 1955, and this year we are submitting our first project! The girls have been working very hard and have had a lot of fun along the way!
Thank you to the Pascua Yaqui Clubhouse for a beautiful and delicious dinner! Many thanks to Sabestine, Brooke, Amanda, Gilbert, Gavino, Agnes, Renee, Ceasar, and Xavier!
For Immediate Release
February 2, 2017
Taking Up Space, a program sending Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona girls to Space Camp, cordially invite you to enjoy an evening of scintillating conversation about life, the universe, and everything! Mingle with Tucson area planetary scientists, astronomers, and space artists over cocktails. There will be physics demonstrations, telescope viewing, displays of space art, a pair of free tickets up for grabs, and merchandise for sale of the New Orleans funk band Galactic, who will be performing that night at the adjacent Rialto Theatre following the party. So, break out your favorite space-themed outfit, put on your thinking (or drinking) caps, and join us! Excelsior!
Taking Up Space is a subsidiary project of the Tucson based non-profit organization, Time in Cosmology, whose mission is to fund the cost of sending girls from area Native American tribes to Space Camp®, in hopes…
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We had a great time with Alison Shores, COO of Girls Can! Crate! Alison taught us about Mary Golda Ross, the first Native American female engineer, and we built a Parachute Transport System for our Eggstronauts!
We also visited the PYT Community Center Library and made a Ku bird, a vain little bird that disappeared after all of the birds shared their feathers.
Thank you to Patty and Mina for a great tour of the Pima Air and Space Museum!