Advanced Space Academy

AGES: 15 – 18


Availability subject to change.

Click here to review the National Science and Mathematics Standards met by this camp.

Advanced Academy trainees can earn college credit from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with the following courses: ESS 100-Introduction to Space Science (1-hour credit upon camp completion) and SCI 199-Introduction to Physical Science and Research Methods (3-hour credit online course which will allow you to gain an introduction to UAH College of Science disciplines and research methods). For more information please visit
*International students entering the U.S. on a B1/B2 visa, or through the Visa Waiver Program, are not eligible to receive credit due to visa restrictions.

*Includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee. The $50 non-refundable registration fee and 50 percent of the camp price is due upon booking. The balance must be paid in full 60 days prior to camp check-in date.
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Advanced Space Academy® explores college- and career preparation through an immersive experience in science, technology, engineering and math. Trainees undergo a variety of astronaut training exercises, engineering challenges, and teambuilding activities, all culminating in an extended-duration simulated space mission.


  • Prepare for every contingency as you go to Mars on an extended-duration mission simulation!
  • Train like an astronaut on the 1/6th Gravity Chair and the Multi-Axis Trainer.
  • Design, build and launch a team rocket, and safely recover its payload.
  • Learn teambuilding skills on the High Elements Ropes Course.
  • Experience neutral buoyancy while SCUBA diving in the Underwater Astronaut Trainer! (Pending physician approval) SCUBA form.
  • Test your skills in our Engineering Challenges by constructing a heat shield and building a Rover.
  • Fly jet aircraft simulators!
  • Discover the role the International Space Station plays in our global community.
  • Earn one credit hour of freshman-level general science from University of Alabama in Huntsville in this college-accredited program!

Check-in: Sunday, 12 - 2 p.m.
Graduation Ceremony: Friday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

The following dates are not available for registration:
  • September 24 - 29, 2017

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