‘Trip Of A Lifetime’

On September 15, a select group of sixth and seventh grade students from Truth or Consequences Middle School (TCMS) were chosen to visit Spaceport America. They were chosen from the previous year’s nominations and winners of the ‘Character Counts’ award. The award is for students that showcase the six pillars of good character. At Spaceport America the students got to experience what it is like to break Earth’s gravitational pull by riding the “G-Shock.” The students also toured the SOC (Spaceport Operation Center). They traveled on the runway, which is built up three feet above the ground and is 12,000 feet long (more than two miles).
On the bus ride to and from the school the students…