Mark Shotwell, an audio engineer at the Center for the Arts and a leader with Cub Scout Pack 286 in Tonawanda, has a hair-raising experience with a Van de Graaff generator in Davis Hall.
Nicolas Canaple, a supplier development engineer at Moog, offers a NASA sticker to Duncan Walton. With Duncan is his dad, Mark Walton.
Thach Hoang, a UB mechanical and aerospace engineering student, helps members of Boy Scout Troop 286, make a bottle rocket.
UB aerospace engineering student Andrew Dianetti (center) puts together a radio with (from left) Shannon Lynch, Kylie Naylor, Annabella Bogart and Sarah Cumming. The girls are from Troop 981 at Sweet Home High School.
Aaron Belanger, 10, from Cub Scout Pack 272 in Cheektowaga, learns about best camping practices from Fred Thornley, East Aurora Pack 513.
Nathan Lotz (left) and Joseph Ray (center) of Pack 104 use catapults to launch small stuffed objects toward a target in the STEM tent. Offering advice is activity leader Joe Cercone from Troop 5.
Engineering student Phil Schneider hands out finger impressions/covers the scouts made as a way to prevent identity fraud for devices that require fingerprints.
Kaitlin Martin, 12, from Girl Scout Troop 38002, is the first to pose a question live via radio to Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin, a cosmonaut aboard the International Space Station.
Published June 15, 2017