Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Summer

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

More Photos from SCIVIS 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

Changing of the Gate

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.

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 would like to AXE them a few Questions

A few weeks ago, AXE Body Spray, that awful product teenage boys bathe in, released a series of ads featuring Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin.  You might have seen them. The trouble is, they’ve been using these ads to heavily promote their “AXE Apollo Space Academy” and their “Space Camp.”… Continue reading