The Huntsville Times has a video on their site of the glass being replaced at The Davidson Center. As you might recall, bullets pierced three of the windows two weeks ago. Despite the caption, a bullet did not put a hole in a section of the Saturn V. It merely… Continue reading
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center noted this morning that, just before 10am CDT, “3 shots were fired into the Davidson Center, Saturn 5 hall.” Fortunately–and most importantly–no one was injured. Update: al.com has the story now. Update 2: WHNT has video online. Update 3: Over at CollectSpace, Robert has a very… Continue reading
The annual Great Moonbuggy Race is underway right now at the Space & Rocket Center! If you are able, I highly recommend making it out to see it for yourself today or tomorrow! You can also see a live broadcast on the MSFC Ustream channel.
It’s no secret that the Space & Rocket Center has had some financial issues as of late. Numerous staff have been laid off or transferred to temporary employees to save money. Some additional relief has just been found as the City of Huntsville is giving the Space & Rocket Center $250,000 to… Continue reading
All the way back in 2002, you may remember that I reviewed the book, A Smile as Big as the Moon, a wonderful story about a group of special needs kids who manage to get themselves to Space Camp despite internal and external obstacles. My book report ended with the… Continue reading
On Friday, the Space & Rocket Center laid off five employees this past Friday and converted seven more from full-time to part-time or temporary positions. It is reported this will save the Center $500,000 in the new fiscal year. The layoffs were reported on Friday by the Huntsville Times. Visit… Continue reading
The Salute to the Shuttle Program, the combined Space Exploration Celebration and Space Camp Hall of Fame event, will be held this evening at the Davidson Center. The event is sold out! Even if you can’t attend the event tonight, be sure to head over to the Space & Rocket… Continue reading
The Shuttle “Rocketed” Our World event was held this evening at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to commemorate those who worked on the program and celebrate the legacy left by the worlds first reusable spacecraft. The turnout for the event was the best I have seen in some time…. Continue reading
In conjunction with the Marshall Space Flight Center, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will host the “Space Shuttle ‘Rocketed’ our World” event this Saturday, August 20, 2011. The event will run from 6pm to 10pm and a mere five bucks will buy you a drink, chips, and a hot… Continue reading
This event will also serve as a dual event, as new members shall be inducted into the Space Camp Hall of Fame. August 26, 2011. 5:30PM CDT. See you there!