You no doubt saw The Onion satirize NASA a few weeks ago by talking about Space Camp’s new more realistic NASA simulation! Here’s the link, for those who may have missed it. I think the funniest part is the realization that The Onion actually fact checks their work, given that Deborah… Continue reading
Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending the graduation ceremony for this year’s crop of summer counselors! In all, 50-some new crew trainers have earned their wings! And today is the first day they are full-fledged Crew Trainers! This summer’s training session saw crew trainers for nearly all programs. Here… Continue reading
Today the Los Angeles Times posted a review in their travel section on the adult weekend program at Space Camp. Better still, popular technology website Slashdot featured the article today on its front page.
AL.com has a few photos from last night’s SCIVIS 2013 graduation. Check them out here! Amongst the highlights from last night, acclaimed Rocket Boys author and newly appointed Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission member, Homer Hickam was on hand to speak at the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all of the SCIVIS… Continue reading
Tomorrow, 192 kids from countries all over the world will graduate from their SCIVIS 2013 program. SCIVIS, or Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students, has been going strong for 24 years now thanks to Space Camp Hall of Fame inductees Dan Oates and Jim Allen, along with many other… Continue reading
Despite previously noted concerns about pinning down the date for the Space Camp Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, it appears to be on for July 19 after all! Tickets are now for sale at the Space Camp Store at a cost of $45.00 each. Retired astronaut Charles Precourt will be… Continue reading
The 2013 Space Camp Hall of Fame inductees have been chosen, but their induction date might be up in the air. While the 2013 Space Camp Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony had been scheduled for July 19, that date might have slipped to an as yet unknown future date. There… Continue reading
Space Camp really seems serious about their new “Naked Man” logo. So much so that the big red gate at Space Camp is seeing the change. Newly posted to the USSRC Facebook page is a photo showing a changing of the guard.
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
Right on. The actress known best by women for her role on HBO’s Sex and the City program, and known best by Trekkies for her role in Star Trek VI, Kim Cattrall announced on Twitter today that she’s at Space Camp! She has posted some photos to her Twitter feed,… Continue reading