Scholarship Applications Open

Due by December 15, scholarship applications are now being accepted! You and/or your child can apply over at Additionally, there is a program for educators, STEMcon, run in cooperation with the Marshall Space Flight Center for teachers who teach in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, or Tennessee. STEMcon applications are due… Continue reading

Expedition 37-39 Crew Visit

Some very lucky Space Campers were able to go visit the Marshall Space Flight Center yesterday to hear Astronauts Richard Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins speak about their recent trips to the International Space Station. Michael Hopkins was a Flight Engineer for Expeditions 37 & 38, while Mastracchio served as a Flight Engineer… Continue reading

Onion Mention

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

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