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!
The 5th Annual Space Camp Hall of Fame had originally been penciled in for August 19th. As of today, the official date is August 26th. But wait! There’s more! From 2004-2010, the USSRC has held its Saturn V Reunion (recently renamed to the “Space Exploration Celebration”) to coincide with the… Continue reading
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Space Camp, and Aviation Challenge suspended operations yesterday after storms and tornadoes left the Huntsville area without power. Because of the extended power outage still going on, Space Camp operations are suspended until at least May 3. This is pretty unprecedented, but you can’t… Continue reading
Tomorrow starts day one of the 2011 Great Moonbuggy Race! Once again, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will be host to teams of high school and college students from all around the country and the world! If you’re in the area, I highly recommend coming out the Space &… Continue reading
In addition to seeing Fred Haise speak this Friday evening, you can have lunch with him too! “Lunch with an Astronaut” will host Fred Haise at noon on Friday, March 18, 2011. Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased online.
Fred Haise will visit the Space & Rocket Center next Friday, March 18, 2011. USSRC members received notification today: Join us on Friday, March 18, 2011, at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration as the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Passing the Torch Lecture Series presents Fred Haise, Apollo 13… Continue reading
The Huntsville Times has a good article on the Tranquility Base Rendezvous up on their website, along with a photo gallery from the evening. They posted one video as well. Space Camp actually posted some video from the event! You can see a quality recording of the procession of Armstrong… Continue reading
Thursday evening’s event at the Space & Rocket Center was a resounding success! The evening went off without a hitch and all involved were witness to an event nearly as rare as a NASA budget increase: Neil Armstrong in a public speaking engagement. The evening started out with the freshly… Continue reading
The Tranquility Base Rendezvous event seems to have sold out, as tickets are no longer available. It’s a shame Neil Armstrong wouldn’t let the Space Center eke out a meager amount of money from the event. Nevertheless, Neil Armstrong is coming and that in and of itself is a very… Continue reading
I first saw this over at Sprocketeers, but the Huntsville Times has an expanded story about the recent layoff involving USSRC curator, Irene Wilhite and her son, Jamie. The rumor about those two was, it appears, true. If nothing else, the comments at the foot of the article are interesting.