Air Force Commercial Features Space Camp Alumna

There’s a new Air Force add, Calling, that you might have seen on your television recently. The add highlights several in the Air Force, showing footage from their younger selves juxtaposed with their duties in the Air Force. One of them, Captain Cynthia Nogueras, is featured in what is unmistakably… Continue reading

Astronaut Sam Cristoforetti Visits Space Camp

European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut and Space Academy Level II alumnus Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) paid a visit to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center yesterday.  Samantha was on her way from Europe to the Johnson Space Center to continue training for her very first space shot, currently slated for the… Continue reading

Space Camp 30th Anniversary – SpaceCamp

Space Camp kicked off their 30th anniversary this past Thursday evening with “Retro Night,” and a public viewing of SpaceCamp. Harry Winer, the film’s director, was  unable to attend, but sent along a short video, played before the move, sending his best wishes and brief thoughts on the movie. After… Continue reading

Huntsville Times – Space Camp Extravaganza

In advance of Space Camp’s 30th Anniversary, The Huntsville Times has numerous articles and interviews regarding Space Camp. Today’s issue begins with and article bearing the front page heading, 30 years later, Space Camp is part of Huntsville’s DNA. Inside the paper, the “Business First” pullout section is entirely dedicated… Continue reading

2012 Space Camp Hall of Fame – All Aboard

The final two inductees in the 2012 Space Camp Hall of Fame class were announced this morning live on national television. Marcia Lindstrom, Director of Education at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center,  accompanied by Astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson and Al Roker, surprised The Weather Channel’s Stephanie Abrams live on the… Continue reading

Houston Hall of Famers at Smile Premiere

Mike Flachbart, Vice President of Center Operations, posted a fantastic photo to his twitter feed.  An impressive six members of the Space Camp Hall of Fame live in the Houston area, and every single one of them made it out to the Houston Smile premiere last Friday night! Update:  As… Continue reading

Salute to the Shuttle Program Tonight, Panels Today

The Salute to the Shuttle Program, the combined Space Exploration Celebration and Space Camp Hall of Fame event, will be held this evening at the Davidson Center. The event is sold out! Even if you can’t attend the event tonight, be sure to head over to the Space & Rocket… Continue reading