What American child of the 1980’s didn’t dream of going to NASA’s Space Camp? Maybe my dorky self is alone on this one, but as a kid, I always wanted to go to the Kennedy Space Center, get spun around in an Aerotrim, and shoot-off rockets.
But, I’m too old to go to Space Camp now (sad trombone), not to mention they closed the USSC in 2002 (double sad trombone), and now I’m also too old to go to the next best thing: Ducati’s Summer School Fisica in Moto.
The concept is exactly what you think it is, high school level students learning all about science via motorcycles.
For five days, the 25 selected students will enjoy classes with names like “Desmodromic distribution applied to the Panigale 1299 R engine cylinder head” — there’s even a business class taught by Claudio Domenicali himself.
Ducati might not have a Lunar Lander, but I’m pretty sure there isn’t a single Ducatisti reading this article that wouldn’t give a single-sided swingarm for the chance to become younger and take part in this course.