Blue Origin employees who volunteer for the Club for the Future sort postcards. (Blue Origin Photo)
Are you looking for educational activities to occupy the kids while you’re cooped up due to the coronavirus outbreak? One option is to make space postcards for the Club for the Future, an educational campaign created by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture.
Last year, Blue Origin collected thousands of student-decorated cards, and sent them to space and back on its New Shepard suborbital craft. After the flight, the cards were stamped “Flown in Space” (in some cases, by Bezos himself) and then mailed back to their senders.
Now Blue Origin is inviting students, educators and parents to submit a new batch of hand-drawn postcards that answer this question: “What would you build in space that could help Earth?”
Blue Origin is even providing a template for printing out the postcards on blank sheets of card stock – along with detailed instructions for decorating the cards and sending them to the Club for the Future, P.O. Box 5759, Kent, WA 98064.
“With Blue Origin’s access to space on the New Shepard rocket, Club for the Future is able to offer students around ...