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Showing posts with label Space Camp. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Space Camp. Show all posts

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Space Camp Resuming in the Rocket City After Virus Shutdown


Space Camp Resuming in Huntsville After Virus Shutdown


Article Excerpt: "... Space Camp is resuming at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville after shutting down because of the coronavirus pandemic. A scaled-back version of the popular program will resume Sunday as students arrive ..."


Reference: www.usnews.com

Saturday, June 6, 2020

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Head to Space Camp with Nasa for a real out-of-this-world trip in Alabama


WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Head to Space Camp with Nasa for a real out-of-this-world trip in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Astro­nauting is harder than it looks. I’ve flown out to Huntsville, Alabama — home to Nasa’s Marshall Space Flight Center — for the chance to play space cadet for the weekend. Here, the quirky Space Camp programme, which has been admitting teenage students for years, has just opened the airlocks to adults, too..."


Reference: www.thesun.co.uk

Friday, May 22, 2020

Meet Holly Ridings: The Woman Who Will Direct the Next Moon Landing


Meet The Woman Who Will Direct the Next Moon Landing


Article Excerpt: "... For Ridings, interest in space exploration started young: At Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, she took a spin in the facility’s multi-axis trainer..."


Reference: www.airspacemag.com

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

ASMDA seeks applications for 2020 Space Camp scholarships


ASMDA seeks applications for 2020 Space Camp scholarships


Article Excerpt: "... The Air, Space and Missile Defense Association is offering 16 scholarships for selected children to attend a weeklong Space Camp from June 28 to July 3 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. These scholarships are open to any military or civilian children, ages 9-11, of a parent or guardian assigned to U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command; Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense; Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space; Aviation and Missile Command; Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center; Missile and Space Intelligence Center; NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center; Missile Defense Agency; and those who are contractors working for corporate members of ASMDA..."


Reference: www.dvidshub.net

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Four Singapore students win place at US space camp


Four Singapore students win place at US space camp


Article Excerpt: "... Ping Yi Secondary students Jerald Lee Shan Cheng, Fabian Lee Bing Jie, Nadia Sharon Moh Omar and Shawn Sia Zhi Yuan each won a place in the Astronaut Al Worden Endeavour Scholarship programme. Their five-minute video about living on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, won them the prize...."


Reference: www.straitstimes.com

Saturday, December 7, 2019

The girl who dreams to live on Mars


The girl who dreams to live on Mars


Article Excerpt: "... she attended her first (of many) space camps in Huntsville, Alabama, and the following year when she went back, her call sign, "NASA Blueberry" originated. "The second time I went to space camp, I wanted one of the light blue suits that everyone was wearing, but I was too small to fit in any of them," Carson said. "So we ended up finding this knock-off of a really dark blue suit and of course I wore it and everyone told me that it made me look like a blueberry ..."


Reference: www.miamiherald.com

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Facts About Space Camp


Facts About Space Camp


Article Excerpt: "... Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama is unique. Instead of canoeing and archery, young attendees get to ride spacecraft simulators, build robots, and program computers. It’s the closest young civilians can come to working for NASA ..."


Reference: mentalfloss.com

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Why you’ll want to get to Rocket City this summer to celebrate the moon landing


Why you’ll want to get to Rocket City this summer to celebrate the moon landing


Article Excerpt: "... Why the Rocket City? Because that’s where scientists developed the Saturn V rocket that carried Eagle Scout Neil Armstrong and his fellow space pioneers to the moon. Fifty years after that historic day, the Rocket Center, home to Space Camp and one of just three remaining Saturn V rockets, will host a series of epic events to honor the golden anniversary..."


Reference: scoutingmagazine.org

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mother and sons attend Space Camp


Mother and sons attend Space Camp


Article Excerpt: "... trainees also experience firsthand the National Historic Landmark Saturn V rocket, the Smithsonian Institution’s largest artifact; the Apollo 12 moon rock; mobile ..."


Reference: www.salisburypost.com

Thursday, November 15, 2018

I trained to be an astronaut on a mission to Mars at Space Camp. Here's what it's like.


I trained to be an astronaut on a mission to Mars at Space Camp. Here's what it's like.


Article Excerpt: "... I'm at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for Space Camp, which takes children and adults through what it would be like to go on missions to space. I imagine floating around as I strap into the Five Degrees of Freedom Chair that hovers a half-inch off the floor and simulates microgravity. My ..."


Reference: www.commercialappeal.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

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

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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