There was a little crowd in mission control late on the afternoon of May 22 as Northeast High alums dropped in to see the latest advancements at the Project SPARC while the kids were running their annual, but still virtual, space mission. They weren’t disappointed.
Forget about dark matter and God particles. A lot of the universe seems to be paperwork. For the Northeast High students who want to explore space, the paperwork seems to be just about wrapped up.
Plans to establish a booster club to keep Northeast High’s decades-old after-school science and space program going are jelling, according to a 1977 alum.
A Northeast High alum has donated computers and other equipment to the school’s Space Research Center, and, meanwhile, fundraising to keep the decades-old after-school science program going are continuing.