An article, Retro Rocket, was published in today’s Washington Post. The article discusses how the Saturn Vs in Houston and Huntsville are beginning the first stages of reconditioning much like the work the Saturn V in Florida received. This story was linked to on the front page of Slashdot this… Continue reading
On June 19th, the US Space & Rocket Center will be having a gathering to help raise funds to restore their mighty Saturn V. Buzz Aldrin will be in attendance as well food and entertainment! Tickets are only $25 and include a CD and T-Shirt to commemorate the event So… Continue reading
The USSRC will be featured on TLC’s show, While You Were Out. The program will also feature astronaut Robert Springer. This episode airs tonight and is entitled, “Skylab.” Check your local listings for program time. Enjoy!
Well, the wait is finally over. The Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission has new members. The article, including the list of the Board members, can be found here . Personally, I’m disappointed that at least one of a couple of individuals I had in mind weren’t appointed. It really just… Continue reading
Alabama Governor Bob Riley is expected to announce the new board for the Space & Rocket Center this week, as this article states. I suppose that would mean today or tomorrow. We’ll just have to wait and see.
The Friday deadline has come and gone, so technically the members of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission are now former members of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission. Yet this is only technically as there has been no word from Alabama Governor Bob Riley or his office regarding the… Continue reading
An article in the Huntsville Times reports that Alabama Governor Bob Riley has asked for every member of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission, the commission that oversees the US Space & Rocket Center, to resign. This should prove to be an interesting week. In the meantime, be sure to… Continue reading
This is just a reminder regarding a story I posted last December that tonight on the USA network, as they present a showing of Apollo 13 at 7pm tonight, they’ll also be showing segments shot at the USSRC. Here again is a link to the article which talks about tonight’s… Continue reading
If you happen to tune into USA’s broadcast of Apollo 13 on February 19 (at 7pm), you’re in for a familiar sight. An article in the Huntsville Times last week reported that USA Network was down in Huntsville to tape segments for the show “Ready for the Weekend Movie.” The… Continue reading
No, that isn’t a typo. Yes, I was surprised, too! I was flipping through the channels and I thought I saw some rockets out a window on the screen. Not just any rockets though, but USSRC rockets! Sure enough, TLC’s show, “A Dating Story” was at the USSRC! It’s on… Continue reading