20, 2000 - Eidetics Corporation delivered its second University Model
0710 Water Tunnel to San Pedro High School, San Pedro, California.
Eidetics' water tunnel will be a major focal point for the San Pedro
High School Aerospace Academy.
San Pedro High School Aerospace Academy Rollout was held on March 24,
2000 and featured several guest speakers, including Steve H. Walters,
Principal SPHS, Councilman Rudy Svorinich, Master of Ceremonies and
Facilitator for the LA-AFCEA Education Foundation Col. (Ret.) Edwin W.
A. Peura, Instructor Larry J. Thompson SPHS, Debbie Ferguson Computer
Support SPHS, Los Angeles United School District Board Member Mike
Lansing, and Lt. Gen. Eugene Tattini, SMC/CC.
Benefactors that contributed to the Aerospace Academy are TRW, AFCEA
Education Foundation, National Space Club, National Defense Industrial
Association, SBACC, The Aerospace Corporation, The Schriever Education
Foundation, Southern California Edison, and Pacific Bell.
the Benefactors, the Aerospace Academy also acquired a satellite receiver that
receives direct, real-time images from the Geostationary Operational Environmental
Satellite satellite. The GOES satellite, produced by NASA, uses visible, radar and infrared images to monitor the weather in North and
South America from an altitude of just over 19,000 nautical miles.
the guest speakers, Larry Thomson and his students demonstrated the cylinder experiment
using the University Model 0710 water tunnel in the classroom.