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Showing posts with label Space and Rocket Center. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Space and Rocket Center. Show all posts

Monday, August 6, 2018

Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future


Rocket City, Alabama: Space history and an eye on the future


Article Excerpt: "... moon shots, to the space shuttles and now NASA's still-in-development Space Launch System, rocket history inundates Huntsville, Alabama. Huntsville's nickname, Rocket City, is thanks largely to Wernher von Braun and his team of fellow German-born rocketeers who settled here in the 1950s. The city has long been home to the Army's Redstone Arsenal and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center..."


Reference: phys.org

Saturday, July 14, 2018

A space odyssey: Allen science teacher goes to camp at U.S. Space & Rocket Center


A space odyssey: Allen science teacher goes to camp at U.S. Space & Rocket Center


Article Excerpt: "... the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy, hosted by the United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Every year, Honeywell offers a scholarship program to send K-12 teachers who apply and are accepted on a five-day space camp to Huntsville. Tuition, meals and accommodations, round-trip airfare, program materials and a flight suit are all included in the scholarship. Chapates applied ..."


Reference: starlocalmedia.com

Sunday, April 1, 2018

17-Year-Old Alyssa Carson Wants to Be the First Person on Mars


17-Year-Old Alyssa Carson Wants to Be the First Person on Mars


Article Excerpt: "... At 7 her father took her to space camp in Huntsville, Alabama. “That was the weekend of my life,” she said. “I got to learn everything I had been wanting to know and more… I got to see a life-size rocket.” She cherished it so much, she returned 18 times. At the age of 12 she became the first person in history to attend all three NASA space camps in Huntsville, Alabama; Quebec, Canada; and Izmir ..."


Reference: www.teenvogue.com

Friday, January 19, 2018

See a missile roll down an Alabama interstate


See a missile roll down an Alabama interstate Saturday


Article Excerpt: "... The competition for "Most Huntsville Moment of 2018" is starting off at a high level Saturday morning. It's time to grab your cameras and get this image to send the family. At 7 a.m., Boeing will roll a full-sized ..."


Reference: www.al.com
Meta Keywords: Boeing, three-stage Ground-based Midcourse Interceptor, Interstate 565, Events, exoatmospheric kill vehicle, Space and Rocket Center, Mad Scientist Bash, Most Huntsville Moment of 2018,

Friday, March 17, 2017

U.S. Space & Rocket Center celebrates 47 years in Huntsville


U.S. Space & Rocket Center celebrates 47 years in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... The museum houses the National Historic Landmark Saturn V Moon Rocket, the Apollo 16 Command Module and the Pathfinder space shuttle display. There are more than 10,000 artifacts in it's collection with over 1000 items displayed including 27 missiles and rockets. The center is also a Smithsonian Affiliate Museum and is the Official Visitor Center for Marshall Space Flight Center..."


Reference: www.al.com

Saturday, December 26, 2015

U.S. Space and Rocket Center fire causes people to evacuate


Fire causes people to evacuate the U.S. Space and Rocket Center


Article Excerpt: "... the fire is contained to a building, not far from the Space Shuttle Exhibit ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Investigation reveals cause of Space and Rocket Center fire


Investigation reveals cause of Space and Rocket Center fire


Article Excerpt: "...Huntsville fire officials released the cause of a fire at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center that happened on Wednesday night. According to Captain Frank McKenzie the cause of the fire has been determined to be ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Fire at the Space & Rocket Center


Fire quickly extinguished at Space & Rocket Center


Article Excerpt: "...Huntsville Fire confirmed they were called to the Space & Rocket Center at 8:22 p.m. They said they arrived within six minutes of the call. Space & Rocket Center officials confirmed a fire started inside a..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is hosting a free Community Launch Party for EFT-1


U.S. Space & Rocket Center is hosting a free Community Launch Party for EFT-1


Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is hosting a free Community Launch Party for EFT-1 in the Saturn V Hall of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. The Orion spacecraft will take astronauts beyond low Earth orbit (LEO) to deep space and launches on a Delta IV Heavy for the Exploration Flight Test-1, an unmanned mission planned for December 4, 2014. Join us for live launch and splashdown coverage, children’s educational activities and breakfast items available for purchase. Doors open at 5 a.m. and the launch is scheduled for 6 a.m. CST. ..."


Reference: rocketcenter.com

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

US Space and Rocket Center is hiring


Want to work under the rocket? Jobs are on the horizon


Article Excerpt: "... If you are looking for a new job, the US Space and Rocket Center is hiring. ..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Monday, March 24, 2014

Help the U.S. Space & Rocket Center build a new public exhibition featuring the Shuttle Training Aircraft used by space shuttle astronauts!


Land a Shuttle Training Aircraft at the Space & Rocket Center


Gulfstream II Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA)
Gulfstream II Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA)
Article Excerpt: "... The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation in Huntsville, Alabama is asking for your help to raise $70,000 to begin installation of a Gulfstream II Shuttle Training Aircraft (STA) in the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Shuttle Park. The aircraft, which bears the tail number N945NA, will be a museum exhibition and immersive classroom for our nearly 600,000 annual visitors and for trainees in our Space Camp®, Aviation Challenge® and Robotics Camp STEM education programs. ..."

Reference: www.indiegogo.com

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Article on a Space Camp experience


Everything You’ve Ever Wanted To Know About Space Camp From Someone Who’s Actually Been There

www.spacecamp.com
www.spacecamp.com

Article Excerpt: "... When I first broke the news to the rest of my coworkers that National Geographic would be flying me to Space Camp for the weekend, I was surprised to learn that my longtime friend and fellow Geeko writer Carolyn Cox had never heard of it. Ever! So if you’re like her, come on over and educate yourselves on the wonders of Space Camp. ..."

Reference: www.geekosystem.com

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Chinese send group of students to the Rocket City

70 Chinese students begin Space Camp


Article Excerpt: "... from the communist nation as part of a cooperation agreement to learn the intricacies of space travel. This is the 10th year for the Chinese to send a group of students to the Rocket City.
"Space has changed for all of us. ..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Thursday, August 9, 2012

'Space Warriors' movie update

Boaz businessman tapped for role in family film 'Space Warriors'


Article Excerpt:Keith Cahela "... “Hurry up with that oil, son” is not the most famous line in movie history, but for Keith Cahela it probably ranks up there with “Go ahead, make my day.” The Boaz businessman was in the right place at the right time ..."


Reference: www.sandmountainreporter.com

Monday, August 6, 2012

Hollywood stars shine on the Rocket City at Space Warriors filming


Article Excerpt: "... U.S. Space and Rocket Center was filled with stars—Hollywood stars, that is. The movie “Space Warriors” is being filmed on site in Huntsville this summer. It stars Danny Glover ..."

Reference: www.waaytv.com

Friday, July 20, 2012

Filming starts on the movie "Space Warriors" in Huntsville

Hollywood movie begins filming in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... The Space and Rocket Center is hosting a little bit of Hollywood. Filming started Friday on the movie Space Warriors. ..."

Reference: www.waff.com

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Huntsville Movie Casting Call Announced For ‘Space Warriors’ Movie

Local Casting Call Announced For ‘Space Warriors’


Article Excerpt: "... A handful of movies have been filmed in Huntsville, and soon, another crew will visit the Rocket City to film ‘Space Warriors’. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!! ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Crew begins repair of gun shot glass at Space and Rocket Center

Crew Repairs Glass Hit By Bullets At Davidson Center


Article Excerpt: "... Crews are repairing glass panels at The Davidson Center today. The panes were hit by bullets on May 3. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, May 4, 2012

Gunshots fired at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Gunshots damage historic Saturn V moon rocket


Article Excerpt: "... The gunshots were fired just before 11:00 a.m. EDT outside the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The shots may have been fired from a moving vehicle traveling along Interstate 565 ..."


Reference: msn.com

Monday, February 13, 2012

Taylor Wil­son: “Propul­sion,” through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center

The Boy Who Played with Fusion


Article Excerpt: "... how speed relates to exhaust ve­locity and dynam­ic mass, about payload ratios, about the pros and cons of liq­uid versus sol­id fu­el. The tour guide takes a step back ..."


Reference: www.ongo.com