The U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s CEO, Dr. Deborah Barnhart, will be stepping down from her position at the end of 2019 to “pursue other opportunities.” There was extensive media coverage from within Huntsville news media: WHNT 19: CEO of Space & Rocket Center stepping down Sprocketeers: BARNHART TO STEP… Continue reading
The 2019 Hall of Fame went off splendidly this past Saturday night, with three new inductees having been inducted in the Space Camp Hall of Fame! Wally Funk, Casey Harris (of X Ambassadors fame), Virgin Galactic’s Beth Moses, and Astronaut Christina Koch were welcomed into the ranks of the Hall… Continue reading
Al.com published a pretty nifty article on SpaceCamp the movie the other day. The article looks back at the history of the film, its impact, and some of the history of the film. Take a gander! https://www.al.com/life/2019/07/secrets-of-the-80s-spacecamp-movie-revealed.htmlf
The Vice President of the United States visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center today to chair the fifth meeting of the revived National Space Council While at the Space Center, VPOTUS Pence took time to visit Space Camp facilities and speak to some Space Camp trainees. Today was not… Continue reading
If you missed the airing of Space Camp segment on a special episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden after the football games last night, it’s now on YouTube!
Be certain to catch a special editon of The Late Late Show with James Corden this Sunday after the AFC Championship game! Yesterday, the show’s facebook page posted this teaser photo: James Corden, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, and Chris Pratt were at Space Camp recently to film a piece for… Continue reading
The Mars Generation Space Camp Scholarship Program is accepting applications through January 15, 2019. Whereas the scholarships Space Camp provides cover tuition only, The Mars Generation generously awards Space Camp tuition, travel expenses, and provides a little spending money for the receipants, to boot! See https://www.themarsgeneration.org/programs/space-camp-scholarship/ for all of the details!
As has been the trend for the past few years, Space Camp will once again discount the price of a camp from the start of Black Friday (midnight on November 23, 2018) to the end of Cyber Monday (11:59 pm on November 26, 2018). Generally speaking, it’s the only time… Continue reading
Dr. Georg von Tiesenhausen passed away in the late evening of Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was 104 years old. One of the original scientists to come over to America with Dr. Wernher von Braun, Dr. von T helped get America to the moon. More importantly, he was a great friend… Continue reading
The Mars Generation, a space advocacy group started by Abigail “Astronaut Abby” Harrison, is offering full scholarships to Space Camp for those kids out there whose families can otherwise not afford a trip to Space Camp. What makes this scholarship unique is that, in addition to covering the Space Camp… Continue reading