(Grades: 1 – 8)

Surveyor™ is a great way for larger groups to experience the excitement of spaceflight! Surveyor is a one-night, structured educational adventure that allows students, educators, scouts and chaperones the opportunity to explore the U.S. Space & Rocket Center®.

Trainees in the Surveyor program will train like an astronaut, build and launch Action-Reaction rockets and have a science briefing correlated to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) national education standards.


  • Science Presentation
  • Action-Reaction Rocket Activity
  • Astronaut Training Simulators
  • Gift Shop
  • IMAX® or Digital Movie
  • On-site meals

Check In: 1:30 p.m.
Check Out: Approximately 2 p.m.

Spring/Summer start dates: Friday or Saturday only.
Fall/Winter start dates: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
*Adult chaperones participate in Surveyor.

Request availability

Packing List
  • Padlock for your locker
  • Toiletries: soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Sleeping bag or twin size sheets, blanket and pillowcase (pillow provided)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions
  • Close-toe shoes (required for some simulators)
  • Calling card/Cell phone*
    • Cell phone usage by trainees is not permitted during program activities
  • Shower shoes
  • Change or $1 bills for vending machines
  • Cameras and Video Cameras are encouraged
The following dates are not available for registration:
  • September 24 - 29, 2017

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