Back around the time of the 2015 Space Camp Hall of Fame weekend, there was a camera crew running all over Space Camp! The result of that work is set to be shown in a new Netflix documentary, The Mars Generation, set to be available on that service on May… Continue reading
I was contacted recently by a teacher in search of other teachers. She and some other teachers want to go not just to Space Camp for Educators this summer, but a special Advanced Space Academy for Educators! But they’re a few teachers short of a team! If you or a… Continue reading
It has been a long time coming, but the Shuttle Training Aircraft arrived at The Space & Rocket Center this past Thursday! The wings preceded its arrival by a day or two, and the entire plane is set to be mounted tomorrow!
Space Camp received a quick name drop in the Seth Rogan sequel, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. The reference comes about 53:40 into the movie.
In the midst of all of the stories and reporting regarding President Trump’s Executive Order banning certain individuals from entering the United States, one human interest story involving Space Camp came to light. Pouya Ghadirian, a 15-year-old with dual-Australian-Iranian citizenship, was planning on going to Space Camp this March, but the… Continue reading
Space Camp was again featured on an episode of The Goldbergs. Last night’s episode entitled “Snow Day,” the twelfth in this fourth season of the show, saw the main character Adam wearing a SpaceCamp movie logo sweatshirt throughout the episode!
After this year’s “Hoot Camp,” an Adult Advanced Space Academy with Astronauts Robert “Hoot” Gibson and Bob Springer, wraps up tomorrow, Hoot Gibson will be sticking around to do a Facebook Live Q&A! Tune in at 12:30pm CDT to ask Hoot a question and hear what he has to say!
Saturday evening capped off the 2016 Space Camp Summer Fest with the annual Space Camp Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony! A few hours before the event, all of the previously inducted Hall of Famers in town for the event gathered for a little rehearsal. Like last year, we were invited… Continue reading
Saturday was the big day! Saturday held the Space Camp Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony! Before the ceremony, there were, of course, more opportunities to dive in the Underwater Astronaut Trainer, fly missions with Astronauts, and run missions from Mission Control with actual NASA flight operations staff! At 10:30 in… Continue reading
Friday is when the Space Camp Summer Fest really starts to get going! I spent a good chunk of Friday morning helping Space Camp Hall of Fame inductee Michelle Lucas prep items for the silent auction. Others, meanwhile, enjoyed time in the UAT, flying in the sims with Hoot Gibson… Continue reading