HabFiles Update – The First Brochure

A relatively new addition to the Hab1 collection, this brochure if from 1969 and touts the soon-to-open Alabama Space & Rocket Center. “OPENING FALL 1969,” it reads on the last page of the brochure! That date would prove to be inaccurate. The Space Center would not open until March 17,… Continue reading

Former Space Camp Florida Counselor Named SpaceX Astronaut

SpaceX just released the names of the crew for their Inspriation4 mission which they are calling “the world’s first all-civilian mission.” Amongst the four members is former Space Camp Florida counselor Chris Sembroski! Chris is a former Air Force missileer and current employee of Lockheed Martin. He will be joined… Continue reading

3-2-1 Contact Magazine

HabFiles update! Space Camp was the featured article in the February 1984 issue of 3-2-1 Contact magazine! Here is that article for your enjoyment and nostalgia! You can also view the corresponding episode of 3-2-1 Contact on Youtube!

(Sorta) Space Camp Snoopy Shirt on Woot! Today

shirt.woot.com has a shirt today feature Snoopy on top of his doghouse in a Space Shuttle that says “Space Camp 1982” in a NASA worm-logo font. Is it authorized? Certainly not! Is it neat? Absolutely! This is not the first time shirt.woot has a shirt referencing Space Camp! Back in… Continue reading

Hab1 is 20

20 years! It seems like just yesterday I was celebrating 10 years! How time flies. Ten years ago, I said “It’s important that we stay engaged with Space Camp through the good times and the bad. Space Camp’s most difficult challenges likely still lie ahead.” I didn’t realize how true… Continue reading

Blue Origin Tours Space Camp

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, Blue Origin–more specifically Club for Future, Blue Origin’s nonprofit to promote STEM careers–showed a video of their tour of Space Camp during Blue’s NS-14 launch coverage. They have posted the video of the tour separately to their YouTube channel now:

Space Camp Wings Flying on Blue Test Flight Today

During Blue Origin’s broadcast of their launch efforts today, Blue showed a segment shot at Space Camp! At the end of the tour, they mentioned that a set of Space Camp wings were attached to the flight suit of their astronaut stand-in, Mannequin Skywalker. The live stream of their New… Continue reading