Below you will find the details regarding your training. Please email us for any clarifications: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Introductory use of Mark V or similar pressure suit training/operations suited and unsuited.
- Introductory Spaceflight Fire Fighting training.
- Introductory Egress training.
- Introductory Water Egress training.
- Indoor introduction to Mode VIII egress training.
- Use of Flight Simulators.
- Use of Virtual Reality Simulators.
- Flight to 25,000ft MSL (weather permitting)
- 5 hotel nights at the Ramada Tukwila. All rooms are double occupancy unless otherwise stated. (there is an additional pre-night option from Sunday to Monday, please email for us for details)
- Transfers to and from Airport (hotel shuttle)
- All group transfers to locations used for course
- Wifi at Hotel
- Lunch (shops/venues nearby, see hotel information below)
- Additional hotel nights
- Flights/transportation to and from Seattle
- Personal Items
Guests are to fly in and out of the Seattle Tacoma airport for the program (SEA). Flights to and from SEA are not included. You may wish to arrive a day early (August 12th) if your flight schedule determines you can not arrive on the official start day of the course (August 13th before 12 noon).
Departures on Saturday August 18th will be one of two options. If you completed your aerobatic flight on Thursday the 16th, you are free to depart whenever you’d like and will want to take the hotel shuttle to the SEA airport in accordance with your flight time.
If August 18th is the date of your aerobatic flight, you will want to schedule your flights home for the afternoon once your aerobatic flight is complete. Please speak with us before booking your flight home. (All participants will be advised if their aerobatic flight is on the 16th or 18th well before the start of the course).
The transfer to and from the hotel on the first and last day of the course is an airport shuttle arranged by the Ramada Hotel Tukwila. The transportation used throughout the course is provided by us. If your aerobatic flight is on the 18th of August the transfer to the SEA airport to catch your flight home is provided by us.
If you wish to rent a car at an addition cost there are organizations that can help you near the SeaTac airport, please research on your own.
The hotel we will be utilizing is the Ramada by Wyndham Tukwila. It is located at 15901 W Valley Hwy, Tukwila, WA 98188.
We will be utilizing this hotel from August 13th to 17th. The hotels for these nights are included as part of tuition for the program. Hotel rooms are double occupancy shared with another participant of the same gender. Please email if you would like your own room at an additional rate. The hotel offers free wifi and an included breakfast every morning.
The hotel is a 15-minute walk away from shops and restaurants. It offers a complimentary shuttle to transit guests to these nearby areas.
We maintain an additional pre-night here on the 12th of August for guests who’s flight schedule will not get them to Seattle on time for the official course start date. If you need to utilize this additional pre-night it will be at your own expense. Please contact us if you are considering this option.
We will be utilizing many areas around Seattle as our experiential classroom but will maintain a group space at the Ramada Hotel for the majority of class time.
- Breakfast will be provided through the Ramada Hotel.
- Lunch will be at your own discretion, you will be provided with a list of nearby areas to purchase goods.
- Dinner will be on your own much like lunch, however we would like to facilitate group dinners (dinners together) for those who are interested.
- Snack are up to individuals to provide for themselves.
Payment Methods / Payment Policy
In 2018 there are two forms of payment available to participants: Check and Paypal. We prefer final payment in check form, as no transaction fees are added, allowing the funds to more fully support the mission of Pacific Spaceflight.
At the time of enrollment confirmation, you will receive a deposit invoice for the educational training through Paypal. Once you have received the invoice you have 48 hours to make a successful deposit of $1000 USD per person. If we do not receive the deposit within the specified time frame your position is able to be released to another potential participant.
30 days before the training you will be notified to pay your remaining balance via Paypal or check.
If you are writing a check please make it out to “Earth and Space Exploration, LLC”. If you request Paypal for your final payment we will email you an official invoice. All costs are in USD.
In the event that you have verified your enrollment in the training program and have not paid your deposit within the specified time frame your position will be terminated and offered to another participant.
If you have made your initial deposit of $1000 USD there will be a 25% administrative cancellation fee that will kept while the remaining balance will be returned to you. In other words, $250 will be kept and $750 will be returned to you.
If you have made the final payment, the remaining balance after your deposit and you must cancel there will be a 25% administrative fee kept by the organization. However, 14 days before the training all services will be finalized. If you cancel within 14 days, you will be within 100% penalty and not receive any money back.
We recommend, if you are worried about your availability purchase insurance to cover any losses you may incur form a last-minute cancellation. Please contact us if you have any questions on this matter.