Microsoft educational arm has collaborated with NASA to launch online tutorials to attract school students to space.
According to CNET report, up to 8 lessons have been created, covering topics such as the development of stockings to protect the feet of astronauts from micro gravity and the design of a private space station. The curriculum also includes three-dimensional design challenges, virtual reality tests (VR) Data analysis, each costing about 2 to 3 dollars per student.
The partnership comes as a result of a meeting at the International Association of Technology Teachers Conference in 2018, according to Caron Weber, co-director of the Microsoft Learning Workshop.
The course also aims to provide learning modules for ML and AI by requiring students to explore many areas. This is not the first collaboration. In 2018, Microsoft collaborated with the BBC to present Similar lesson plans.