A relatively new addition to the Hab1 collection, this brochure is 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
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!
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
It has been some time since I have updated the HabFiles section of this website. I haven’t stopped collecting artifacts from Space Camp’s past, but I’ve been woefully inept at sharing them! That is a trend I hope to reverse starting today! I recently got hold of a 1983 Space… Continue reading
If you’re reading this, you’ve been delivered this site from the new server! This server is now the fourth incarnation of the site on its fourth home! Every time I move it, it gets a fresh coat of paint! I hope you like it. The server and software hosting Hab1… Continue reading
The year was 1988 when the very second Space Camp, Space Camp Florida, opened its doors. This video was produced that year to highlight a week at Space Camp Florida, showing many of the activities Space Camp Florida kids would undergo over the course of the week! Oddly, the occasional viewing… Continue reading
If you’re reading this, you’re viewing Hab1.com from its new home. Some people have had trouble accessing the website at times, especially the HabForum. This has been the fault of my previous web hosting provider. I anticipate no such issues on this new server, though there could be a few… Continue reading
Watching “A Smile as Big as the Moon,” you no doubt saw that the 1988 Space Camp brochure acted as the initial catalyst to start Coach Kersjes and his kids on their marvelous adventure. But this isn’t what the 1988 brochure looked like: The brochure was, in fact, a full… Continue reading
I would like to thank Space Camp for noting the 10th anniversary of hab1.com on their Facebook fan page yesterday! It was a nice surprise! Thanks, too, to Wes Lyons, for his recognition, and the wonderful support I found in the HabForum!
10 years! 3,652 days! 87,649 hours! 5,259,000 minutes! 315,500,000 seconds! Hab1 has been around a while! It’s been a very interesting ten years! I would like to thank everyone that’s visited over the past decade. I would especially like to thank everyone who has contributed to the HabForum. I have… Continue reading