FOR AGES 9-11
Launch into the adventure of a lifetime when you join the ranks of Space Camp® where aspiring explorers train to live and work in space. This is your opportunity to command, navigate and contribute to a sophisticated space mission simulation.
ARE YOU READY TO TAKE OFF?
Suit up for a mission to the International Space Station or train for a moon landing! Space Camp is the ultimate aerospace experience. Throughout the week, crew trainers guide trainees through simulated astronaut training using equipment adapted from NASA’s astronaut program. Briefings on the past, present and future of space exploration are conducted amid space artifacts to show students real-world applications of science, technology, engineering and math.
Astronaut simulators including Multi-Axis Trainer, the Five Degrees of Freedom Chair and the 1/6 Gravity Chair
Build and launch rockets
Experience movies in SpaceDome IMAX® or in the National
A DAY IN A LIFE
AT SPACE CAMP
08:30-10:00 Spaceshot, G-Force, Climb the Mars Wall
10:00-11:30 Leadership and teambuilding activities
12:30-13:30 Astronaut Training Simulators
13:30-15:00 Rocket construction
16:00-17:00 Simulated mission training
18:30-19:30 History of space flight
19:30-20:30 Engineering workshop
20:30-22:00 Conclusion of the day and bed-time preparation