Patrick Air Force Base
805 Harrier Avenue
Satellite Beach, FL 32937
- STEM Education
Fundraisers We Support
- Brevard Schools Foundation
- Space Coast Women in Defense
Hours of Operation8:00 am - 4:00 pm
STARBASE Patrick is a STEM outreach program to 5th graders in Brevard's schools. Students will participate in 25 hours of hands-on curriculum that includes the engineering design process, 3-D CAD modeling and printing, rocketry, nanotechnology, and fluid mechanics.
The program will focus on at-risk students in underserved areas, primarily those receiving federal Title I services.
STARBASE Patrick is funded primarily through the US Department of Defense and Patrick Space Force Base. Its management team includes The Aldrin Family Foundation and The ASTA Group LLC, out of Pensacola, FL. It is located in a newly renovated building in Satellite Beach, which has two classrooms, a computer/3-D printing lab, and a large makerspace/cafeteria area.
STARBASE Patrick is working with Brevard Schools and the Economic Development Commission on transportation and meals logistics. It is currently looking for more community partners to enhance its upcoming summer programs through grants, volunteerting and mentoring.