Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, “Journey to the Stars” at award-winning Nanuku Resort in Fiji to explore deep space and the Moon from the shores of the South Pacific, one of the best stargazing destinations in the world. This mind-blowing experience will include opportunities for adults and children to learn about our Universe from leading experts from NASA SSERVI (Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute):
Astronaut, Dr. Yvonne Cagle
Astronomer, Brian Day
Planetary Soil Mechanics Expert, Joseph Minafra
Technology and Licensing Specialist, Kimberly Minafra
Artist and Graphic Illustrator, Jennifer Baer
- From October 22nd thru October 31st, guests at Nanuku Resort will enjoy daily “Star Parties” including the following programming and more…
Dark Sky Star Party – Explore the stars, planets, Moon and deep space using advanced NASA telescopes.
Daytime Star Party – View our favorite star, the Sun, using a NASA solarscope that actually allows you to witness explosions as they occur on the surface of the Sun.
Touch a Space Rock – Learn about meteorites and asteroids and even touch a piece of the Moon and Mars!
Travel Across the Solar System – Take a journey across the solar system using real-time data and video.
A Day in the Life of an Astronaut – Have lunch with an astronaut to learn what it takes to be an astronaut and what space travel is really like.
NASA is Everywhere You Look – Learn about the many technologies we use in everyday life that were invented by NASA and how you can access their technology to bring your wildest ideas to life.
Create a Star Map – Learn how Fijians have navigated the waters for thousands of years using the stars and make your own star map. You’ll also learn how they have used the Moon as guidance for agricultural purposes.
Art and Space – Get creative with a NASA artist and illustrator, who will lead multiple hands-on art activities – from painting the stars and Moon and drawing the lush tropical plants of Fiji to making a model of the solar system.
Mission Impossible – Learn about current and upcoming space projects and Missions and how NASA is achieving the seemingly impossible every day.
Moon Massage – Enjoy the healing properties of the moon during a night-massage, complete with Moon Water.
Don’t miss this amazing Astrotourism experience and chance to explore deep space from a luxurious, remote destination!