Home>> GROUND EXPEDITIONS GROUND EXPEDITIONS Along the way, we’ll meet scientists and explorers to see how they use STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in today’s world. Our 16 exciting expeditions will explore topics ranging from sea snakes to skyscrapers. Learn aerodynamic principles as Captain Irving flies with the world’s top aerobatic pilot. Meet a chef with a bionic arm and see how he can control it using only his mind. See how geometry and physics are used to make video games realistic. See how architects are engineering a rotating skyscraper. Visit wildlife reserves and meet some of the world’s most endangered species. Dive below the waves to see what coral reefs can tell us about the health of our oceans. Help us protect the ecosystem from the world’s most poisonous toad. Visit the city known for its sailing and for being a hub of innovation. Learn how the deadliest animals can be the biggest life savers. Follow the blog to find out where we go on this secret mission. Fly the MU-2 turboprop and perform a controlled engine shutdown in mid-air. Study lava flows while hovering above one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Climb a glacier find what lives in the ice and how it affects our climate. Visit Nike’s Innovation Kitchen to get a glimpse into the future of sportswear. Meet the team that coaches Captain Irving through storms and foreign lands. Discover how STEM can help you build a racecar in Captain Irving’s Build & Soar program.