Space Camp Wings Flying on Blue Test Flight Today

During Blue Origin’s broadcast of their launch efforts today, Blue showed a segment shot at Space Camp! At the end of the tour, they mentioned that a set of Space Camp wings were attached to the flight suit of their astronaut stand-in, Mannequin Skywalker. The live stream of their New… Continue reading

It’s Astro-Palooza at the Rocket Center this Summer

As if the roster of Astronauts confirmed for Space Camp’s Alumni Festival wasn’t enough for you, a number of Astronauts are going to be visiting Space Camp throughout the summer as well! And you can have lunch with them! This past Friday, Astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson kicked off a summer… 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

Astronaut Sam Cristoforetti Visits Space Camp

European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut and Space Academy Level II alumnus Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) paid a visit to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center yesterday.  Samantha was on her way from Europe to the Johnson Space Center to continue training for her very first space shot, currently slated for the… Continue reading

Salute to the Shuttle Program Tonight, Panels Today

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