Welcome Counselors

Space Camp has new counselors (yes, yes…”crew trainers”)! This very evening, a brand new batch of counselors graduated from training! Graduation was held in The Challenger Auditorium in Habitat II. The counselors had been divided into three teams during training–Gibson, Musgrave, and Springer–and provided with a veteran mentor counselor. Team… Continue reading

Busy Day, Weekend at Space Camp

This weekend is a busy one! Today, bus tours finally resume to the Marshall Space Flight Center. Space Warriors starts filming on location at Space Camp today! Author Willie Mosley will be on hand from 1pm to 2pm to sign his book, Smoke Jumper, Moon Pilot, his book about astronaut Stu Roosa. The… Continue reading

Space Camp 30th Anniversary – Weekend Recap

Space Camp celebrated its 30th Anniversary this weekend with a series of notable events. Thursday, June 14, 2012 The 30th anniversary events started off on Thursday as Space Camp held its “Retro Night.” Upon check-in, guests were greeted to a bag of swag: The bag itself is a Space Camp… 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