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Dream Flight USA

» Upcoming Visits

John Marshall in Wausau, June 5.

Edgar Fire Department Parade, June 29.

Mosinee 4th of July Parade.

August 13, 14, &15 - River Trail School of Science, Math, and Technology - Milwaukee

August 16 - Miller Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Police Department STOP program Back to School Bash.

September 4 & 5, Osceola Middle School

September 6, Wheels and Wings - Osceola Airport

Check out the up-to-date mission schedule by clicking here.

To schedule a mission, please call 715-845-6392, or e-mail Dream Flight USA.

» Meet the Crew

Sharon Ryan

Sue Bushman Teacher

Sandy Smith Teacher

Jack Gostisha

John Birnbaum Teacher

Bonnie Grueneberg
Mission Control & Driver

Harry Vogel: Driver

Doug Hogden
Crew Chief



» Vehicle Facts
  • Length: 45 feet
  • Weight: 44,000 pounds
  • Height: 13 feet 1.5 inches
  • Width: 8 feet 6 inches
  • Range: 1400 miles
  • Climate controlled
  • On board heating system
  • On board air conditioning
  • Hangar: Progressive Travel, Mosinee, WI
The Dream Flight USA Foundation is organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes as specified in Section 501(C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Tax-deductible donations may be made to the Dream Flight USA Foundation. Our address is: Dream Flight USA Foundation, 500 First Street, Suite 2300, Wausau, WI 54403

(AirVenture 2014) Ground crew members are preparing the STEM Shuttle for its 6th visit to the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI. The shuttle will be docked in the KidVenture area on the Pioneer Airport, a short ride from the flight line. Pictures from the shuttle and crew will be posted on the Dream Flight USA Facebook Page every evening during AirVenture, Monday, July 28 - Sunday, August 3.

(Mosinee, WI) Above, photos taken from on board the STEM Shuttle in the Mosinee 4th of July Parade. More pictures can be seen on the Dream Flight USA Facebook Page.

»Students Working On the Future!


(8 yeas of shuttle missions) It is estimated that up to 40,000 students were challenged by the hands-on work stations on board the shuttle during visits to schools, and many more thousands of spectators toured the shuttle during air shows, fly-ins, parades, and other community events over the past 8 years. The new STEM Shuttle is already scheduled for several events in Wisconsin. Check out the Schedule page for the latest.







» Scheduling the S.T.E.M. Shuttle

The Dream Flight USA S.T.E.M. Shuttle may soon be coming to your area. The Spirit of Education visits communities in Wisconsin and occasionally journeys outside the state as well.

E-mail mission control if you would like information on scheduling the S.T.E.M. shuttle for your school or event.

Here is some information on planning a visit to your school, including fees. Please click here.

For information on planning a shuttle mission to your community event, parade, air show or business activity, please click here.

For information on the communities that have been visited by the shuttle since its first mission in 2006, please click here.

Dream Flight USA

Turning your classroom into a planet, and involving your community in your classroom are just two of the many concepts explained in the 38-page lesson plan, “Dream Flight One, The Teacher's Resource Guide to Teaching Space in the Classroom", created by the founder of Dream Flight USA, 5th grade teacher Sharon Ryan.

Click here for more information about the Lesson Plan. Order by mail: Dream Flight USA Foundation, PO Box 1931, Wausau, WI 54403. The lesson plan is available for only $49.95.

» Feedback From Schools & Events

Students work at one of the stations on board the Dream Flight USA shuttle.

What do teachers say about Dream Flight USA?

WOW! I had my class onboard today and the time just flew!! I knew it was great for the kids when I had time to realize that in over 2 hours, not one child asked to go to the bathroom!! When does that ever happen during a regular 2 hour time period?
--Bonnie G. 4th Grade Teacher

Visit the "Testimonials" page for more comments.


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