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

Save Space Camp

Space Camp needs $1.5 million dollars within the next three months or it might cease to exist. That’s the message that was delivered by Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission chairman John Nerger this past Tuesday in a press conference to kick off the launch of, Space Camp’s GoFundMe campaign…. Continue reading

Failure is Not an Option

COVID-19 has hit every individual, business, and charity hard, and even Space Camp has not been spared. In order to anything and everything possible, The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is launching their “Failure is Not an Option” campaign. If you are able, please consider donating at

12 New AsCans, 2 Alumni

Today NASA announeced a dozen new Astronaut Candidates (“AsCans”) and, as it turns out, two of them have been to Space Camp! Jasmin Moghbeli graduated from the Advanced Space Academy program and Bob Hines went to Space Camp! Once they completely their training, it will bring the total number of Space… Continue reading

Space Camp Summer Fest 2016 – Saturday Evening

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

Space Camp Summer Fest 2016 – Thursday

Last weekend marked the second annual alumni weekend, rechristened “Space Camp Summer Fest!” The weekend is a time to celebrate Space Camp, Space Campers, and highlight all of the amazing goings on at camp. Like last year, the weekend started off with the Thursday night Biergarten.  The Biergarten is a great… Continue reading