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Jan 30, 2020, 07:02 ET U.S. Space & Rocket Center conducting nationwide search for CEO and Executive Director

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is conducting a nationwide search for a CEO and Executive Director to lead the Center, which houses the world's...


Nov 21, 2019, 13:14 ET USSRC and Alabama Legislature Team Up to Send Students to Space Camp

Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge. Students ages 12 to 14 may apply for...


Jun 19, 2019, 13:25 ET U.S. Space & Rocket Center Names 2019 Space Camp® Hall of Fame

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® has named four extraordinary individuals to the 2019 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame: Mary "Wally" Funk, a...


Jan 29, 2019, 15:17 ET Alabama Teachers Are Eligible to Apply for Scholarships to Attend a Special Space Camp for Educators

Alabama public school teachers are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend either of two sessions of a special Space Camp for Educators at the U....


Jan 11, 2019, 07:48 ET USSRC and Alabama Legislature Team Up to Send Students to Space Camp

Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge. Students ages 12 to 14 may apply for...


May 22, 2018, 04:32 ET U.S. Space & Rocket Center Names 2018 Space Camp® Hall of Fame

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® has named four extraordinary women to the 2018 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame: Dr. Sarah Noble, Program...


Mar 13, 2018, 10:03 ET Alabama Teachers Are Eligible To Apply For Scholarships To Attend A Special Space Camp For Educators

Alabama teachers are eligible to apply for scholarships to attend a special Space Camp for Educators at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. The Alabama...


Jan 12, 2018, 12:07 ET USSRC and Alabama Legislature Team Up to Send Students to Space Camp

Middle-school students living in Alabama are eligible to attend a special Space Camp program free of charge. Students ages 12 to 14 may apply for...


Jun 06, 2017, 11:57 ET Space Camp® Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is pleased to announce the selection of the 2017 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame: NASA astronaut Dr. Serena...


Jun 07, 2016, 01:13 ET The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® announces the 2016 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is pleased to announce the selection of three outstanding individuals who make up the 2016 class of the Space Camp®...


Nov 23, 2015, 05:00 ET Space Camp on sale for Black Friday

Get on board with Space Camp® as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center holds its only public sale of the 2016 season. Give the out-of-this world holiday...


May 26, 2015, 06:07 ET 2015 Space Camp® Hall of Fame

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is pleased to announce the 2015 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame. These four exceptional individuals are all...


Nov 24, 2014, 08:52 ET You're Never Too Old To Go To Space Camp- Black Friday Specials

Get on board with Space Camp® as the U.S. Space & Rocket Center holds its only public sale of the 2015 season. Give the out-of-this world holiday...


Jul 01, 2014, 05:31 ET Beloved Space Pioneer and Well-Known Visionary Passes

Frederick Ordway III, a world-renowned space scientist and author, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Huntsville, Ala. Ordway is best known for...


Mar 17, 2014, 05:34 ET U.S. Space & Rocket Center Launches Campaign to Land Shuttle Training Aircraft

A team including Space Camp alumni from around the world and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation is raising awareness and embarking on their...


Nov 26, 2013, 05:08 ET Your Favorite Space Camp Adventures Are Now on Sale From Black Friday to Cyber Monday

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center®, home of Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® Camp and Robotics Camp, is offering deep discounts in its only public sale...


Aug 04, 2012, 06:55 ET Young Stars of "Space Warriors" to be a part of history as they observe NASA Curiosity land on Mars

The new NASA rover "Curiosity" is scheduled to make a daring landing on the Red Plant this Sunday, August 5th. Nearly a Billion people will be...


May 24, 2012, 04:03 ET U.S. Space & Rocket Center to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Space Camp

Space Camp® was training the next generation of explorers long before workforce development became a national topic. June 15, 2012, marks the 30th...