Scouts learn about spacecraft and the history of their use while doing the requirements for the Space Exploration merit badge. They investigate the many aspects of venturing into space and consider how mankind might continue to explore the universe beyond our planet. They also find out about career opportunities related to space exploration.
Get the Space Exploration Merit Badge pamphlet
Printable helps for requirements:
Printable requirements for Space Exploration Merit Badge
Printable checkoff sheet for Space Exploration Merit Badge
Printable note sheet for Space Exploration Merit Badge
Printable checkoff sheet for all Scouts BSA merit badges
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Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Helps and Documents
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Science Program Feature for Scouts BSA
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Thomas Edison Supernova Award Helps and Documents
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This astronomy word search puzzle features space exploration terms. Use it as a gathering activity at a space themed meeting or for an astronomy related achievement.
Start Your Engines! Scouts BSA Nova Award (Technology) Helps and Documents
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