U.S. Navy Activity Day at Wallop’s Flight Facility

U.S. Navy Activity Day at Wallop’s Flight Facility


>>JIMMY: SCHOOL IS OUT WHICH MEANS ALL PARENTS ARE PROBABLY IN SEARCH OF SOMETHING FOR THEM TO DO.>>LISA: I HAVE SEEN POSTS ON FACEBOOK SAYING PLEASE HELP. KIDS FOR RIGHT. WHILE THE FOLKS AT WALLOP HAVE MOST OF THEM ARE FREE. SEAN STRIECHER IS DOWN AT THE VISITOR CENTER WHERE THEY ARE GEARING UP FOR A COOL EVENT. HEY SEAN.>>SEAN: HOW IS IT GOING? I’M PLAYING WITH THE STEWARD OF THE C EXHIBIT. I’M LEARNING ABOUT IT. IT IS VERY HANDS-ON AND EDUCATIONAL AND I WILL TELL YOU IT’S IMPORTANT TO KEEP LEARNING EVEN THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. I’M HERE WITH THE DIRECTOR. THANKS FOR JOINING ME.>> THANK YOU.>> THIS EXHIBIT IS: YOUR KICKING IT OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH A BIG EVENT. TELL ME ABOUT THAT.>> THE EVENT WILL FEATURE THE NAVY’S ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM AND THEY’RE LEARNING ACTIVITIES.LLOPS THEY ARE EVEN BRINGING THEIR MASCOT, STEWIE, WHICH IS A TURTLE. A LOT OF GREAT PHOTO OPS AND HANDS ON IT TO THESE. YOU WILL EVEN LEARN HOW TO IDENTIFY WHALES. WE DO HAVE SEVERAL WHEELS OFF THE COAST OF VIRGINIA. SO YOU CAN LEARN HOW TO HOW TO UNDERSTAND HOW WHALES COMMUNICATE AND DOLPHINS COMMUNICATE UNDER WATER. LOTS OF GREAT HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING AND IS GOING TO BE A BLAST.>>SEAN: WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT OYSTERS, RECYCLING, THE KIDS ARE GOING TO LEARN A LOT. THAT’S GOING TO BE FUN. WE’RE GOING TO TELL YOU THE DATES IN A MINUTE. AFTER THEY LEAVE, THIS EXHIBIT WILL REMAIN THROUGH LABOR DAY AND IT IS A REALLY COOL EXHIBIT. I’M .2 STEP BACK YOUR. IT IS HANDS-ON. THIS IS A THIS IS ALL WHAT THE NAVY USES TO SPOT SOME OF THE WHALES. VERY HANDS-ON. YOU CAN CLICK AROUND. WHEN YOU SPOT A WHALE, YOU TOUCH THE SCREEN YOU CAN SPOT DIFFERENT BOATS. OVER HERE, THIS SCREEN YOU CAN PUT TOGETHER DIFFERENT WHALES AND LEARN ABOUT SOME OF THE COAST THAT ARE OFF THE COAST OF VIRGINIA. THIS WILL BE HERE THROUGH LABOR DAY. THE NAVY WILL BE HERE ON SATURDAY. TELL ME ABOUT THE DATE AND TIME OF THAT. WHEN WILL THEY BE HERE? PM AND THEY’RE GOING TO FOR O 3 DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES SET UP. SO AS LONG AS YOU ARRIVE BETWEEN 1:00 AND 3:00 YOU SHOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO INTERACT WITH THEM. THEY HAVE A LOT OF GREAT ACTIVITIES AND TAKEAWAYS. SO YOU CAN TAKE ACTIVITIES HOME WITH YOU BEST PART ABOUT IT IS IT IS FREE AND IT’S OPEN FOR PEOPLE TO COME AND ENJOY. THAT’S NOT THE ONLY EVENT YOU HAVE GOING ON THIS SUMMER.>> CORRECT. THIS SUMMER WE’RE GOING TO TAKE OUR ASTRONOMY PROGRAM TO THE BEACH. SO INSTEAD OF SETTING UP SCOPES AND HAVING PROGRAMMING HERE AT THE VISITOR CENTER, WE’RE GOING TO TAKE IT TO THE BEACH FOR A VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO LOOK AT THE NIGHT SKY. WE DO THAT WITH OUR PARTNERS, THE SCIENTIST FOUNDATIONS. HIGH-POWERED TELESCOPES, MILKY WAY, YOUR SHOWERS, DEFINITELY CHECK THAT OUT AND BRING YOUR FAMILIES OUT THE SUMMER.>>SEAN: AND THERE IS A LOT STARTING NEXT MONTH OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK FOR JULY AND AUGUST. COME OUT, BRING THE KIDS OUT. HAVE A LOT OF FUN AND LEARN. YOU ARE ALWAYS LEARNING WHEN YOU ARE HAVING FUN ESPECIALLY HERE AT THE VISITORS CENTER. I WANT TO TELL YOU ONE THING, TOO. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO FIND WHEN YOU COME OUT TO WALLOPS TO THE VISITOR CENTER. WHEN WE SHOWED UP TODAY A PROGRAM KNOWN AS TUBES IN SPACE WAS HERE. THEY ARE SETTING UP. THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO KIDS ACROSS THE WORLD AGES 11 TO 18. THEY GOT TO DESIGN LITTLE CUBES. THEY ARE HERE TODAY PRESENTING AND TOMORROW, SOME OF THEIR CUBES WILL BE LAUNCHED UP IN A ROCKET AND YOU CAN COME OUT AND WATCH THAT ROCKET LAUNCH. THE VISITOR CENTER WILL BE COME OUT AND WATCH THAT ROCKET LAUNCH. LOTS OF COOL THINGS. SEND IT BACK TO YOU GUYS.>>LISA: I WISH I WAS A KID SO I COULD GO DO ALL THAT STUFF.>>JIMMY: MAN.>>LISA: [LAUGHTER] >>LISA: MY KIDS HAVE SPENT SO MUCH TIME DOWN THERE WITH

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