Polaris Dawn Crew Visits Space Camp

The crew of the upcoming SpaceX mission Polaris Dawn was in Huntsville today to speak to Space Campers! The crew toured Space Camp before addressing campers in the brand-new Space Camp Operations Center. The team discussed their upcoming mission, including mission objectives. Space Camp / Aviation Challenge alumni Julia Lantos… Continue reading

Space Camp Hall of Fame 2023 Inductees Announced

These four men will be inducted at the Space Camp Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on July 14, 2023. You can get your tickets by going to https://www.rocketcenter.com/SpaceCampReunion. Tickets to the dinner are $100, but $250 will get you the “All Access Pass” into the entire weekend’s slate… Continue reading

Former USSRC CEO Larry Caps: 1940 to 2023

Brigadier General (retired) Larry Capps, who served as the CEO of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center from 2000 until his somewhat tumultuous retirement in 2011, passed away this past Tuesday at the age of 82. Gen. Capps assumed leadership of the beleaguered Rocket Center after the previous CEO, Mike… Continue reading

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge is Back!

Previously known as The Great Moonbuggy Race, the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge is back after a global-pandemic-sized hiatus of four years! This will be the first rover competition since 2019. The competition starts tomorrow, Friday, April 21, 2023, and runs through Sunday. It is open to the public, so… Continue reading

Space Camp Announces 40th Anniversary Celebration

2022 marks the 40th anniversary of Space Camp! This summer, they are celebrating that anniversary with a two-day celebration on June 17th and 18th, 2022. The celebration begins on the evening of June 17th when Space Camp hosts the Space Camp Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This will be the… Continue reading