T-Minus One Day

Any shuttle launch is a very exciting and special event. But STS-131, scheduled to lift-off from Launch Complex 39-A tomorrow at 6:21am EST, is particularly special for Space Camp. Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Space Camp’s first alumnus astronaut and Space Camp Hall of Fame inductee, will make her very first space-shot! Representatives… Continue reading

Hoot Gibson, Pilot Extraordinaire

Robert “Hoot” Gibson, great friend to Space Camp, is featured in the April/May issue of the always-wonderful Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine! The highlight of the article is best summed up in the title of the article: “The Man Who’s Flown Everything.” It’s a really nice article and gives some… Continue reading

Expedition Crew Members Visit

Some very lucky Space Academy trainees were able to go to Marshall Space Flight Center today to see a few Expedition 15 and Expedition 16 crew members. Flight Engineer Clayton Anderson, Flight Engineer Daniel Tani, and Expedition 16 Commander Peggy Whitson were kind enough to spend some time with some… Continue reading