Boy Scout Merit Badge Requirements


[BADGE] SPACE EXPLORATION

  1. Tell the purpose of space exploration including
    1. historical reason,
    2. immediate goals in terms of specific knowledge,
    3. benefits related to Earth resources, technology, and new products.
  2. Tell about main steps in humanity's movement into space and tell the contributions of these individuals: Jules Verne, K.E. Tsiolkovsky, Robert Goddard, Hermann Oberth, and Werner von Braun.
  3. Build, launch, and recover a model rocket.

BSA Advancement ID#: 107
Source: Boy Scout Requirements, #33215E, revised 2002