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The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Huntsville, Alabama Mission Statement The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is the premier provider of authentic, inspiring, and entertaining educational experiences in space science and aviation.

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U. S. Space & Rocket Center Not-for-profit agency of the State of Alabama Governed by 18-member Commission appointed by the Governor 432 acres deeded by Redstone Arsenal; presently use about 80 acres #1 paid tourist attraction in the State Has hosted 12 million visitors since opening in 1970 Home of U.S. SPACE CAMP operations, domestic and worldwide World leader in immersive simulation and interactive training Is not part of NASA, but serves as the Visitor’s Center for MSFC and houses the MSFC Educator Resource Center Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution

2006 Visitors: 

2006 Visitors Museum Attendance 452,000 Camp Programs 36,398 Teacher Programs 2,124

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MISSION STATEMENT To use the excitement of the U.S. Space Program to stimulate young people’s interests in the study of math, science and technology. Programs for 4th Grade – High School 2-3 day programs and weeklong programs correlated to National Standards SPACE CAMP® AVIATION CHALLENGE® MISSION STATEMENT To use the excitement of military aviation to motivate young people to pursue math and science studies in preparation for aerospace and other high-technology careers. Programs for 4th Grade – High School 2-3 day programs and weeklong programs

265 Honeywell International (2003) 97 University of Alabama in Huntsville (1988) (Alabama Commission on Higher Education) 87 The Boeing Company (1990) 77 International SPACE CAMP (1989) Teachers of the Year and International Teachers 27 Appalachian Regional Commission (2007) : 

2007 Sponsors of Space Academy for Educators 265 Honeywell International (2003) 97 University of Alabama in Huntsville (1988) (Alabama Commission on Higher Education) 87 The Boeing Company (1990) 77 International SPACE CAMP (1989) Teachers of the Year and International Teachers 27 Appalachian Regional Commission (2007)

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USSRC Educator Programs 3 hour workshops on Saturdays/ weeknights 2-3 day programs for PD organizations, school districts, grants 6-7 day program for individual teachers and sponsors CEU credit for 2- 55 hrs Themes include: Shuttle Mission Simulations New Horizons Mission Engineering Design Challenges Rocketry Robotics Astronomy History Moon Mars

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The Ultimate Classroom: The USSRC Museum Davidson Saturn V Center Showcase for Apollo and Constellation Programs 68,200 square feet Open January 2008 Existing Museum 60,000 square feet filled with space artifacts Rocket Park

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“Shaping the Future” U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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