Second Annual Rover Challenge Starts Tomorrow

The second annual NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge begins tomorrow!  Though the race is only in its second year, it is a direct continuation of the “Great Moonbuggy Race,” which ran for twenty years at the Space & Rocket Center before its renaming last year. As usual, if you can’t make… Continue reading

STA Campaign Passes Halfway Point; New Incentives; DC Meetup

With 12 days left, the Space & Rocket Center’s first crowd funding campaign has surpassed the halfway point, currently standing at $35,851.  The final days shall no doubt be fast and furious, and there’s still time for you to get in on the action! Take me up on the $5… Continue reading

Moonbuggy, nay, Rover Challenge Today and Tomorrow!

The 21st annual Great Moonbuggy Race has been rechristened this year as the first annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge. This event, jointly held by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has seen several important new changes for this year. While the moonbuggies previously had… Continue reading

STA Press Conference Video Available

Though it had to be moved indoors from its planned Shuttle Park location, the press conference held today at Space Camp otherwise went off without a hitch. U.S. Space & Rocket Center CEO Deborah Barnhart, Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission Chair Col. Roosevelt Lewis (Ret.), Space Camp Alumni Advisory Board… Continue reading