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Space Camp is located in Huntsville, Ala., where America's space program was born. Huntsville is home to the second largest research park in the United States and the fourth largest in the world.

Space Camp trainees visit from 50 States and District of Columbia, and from more than 120 Nations

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Astronaut Speakers Every Week In The Summer

Space Camp is rocketing to the top of everyone's wish list this summer! Families are welcome to join campers after graduation, and those participating in a weekend program may attend lunch with an astronaut before beginning their program.

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2017 Space Camp
Alumni Survey

96%Percentage of Space Camp graduates who said camp experience increased their interest in STEM topics

64%Percentage of Space Camp graduates whose camp experience influenced them to take more STEM classes

61%Percentage of Space Camp graduates who are currently in or studying for careers in aerospace, defense, energy, education, biotech or technology

50%Percentage of Space Camp graduates who said their camp experience inspired their decision to enter a STEM field

Meet our Alumni Dr. Kate Rubins

Dr. Kate Rubins is the third Space Camp alumna to fly in space, with a launch to the International Space Station in the summer of 2016. Kate dreamed of becoming an astronaut as a child and did chores around the house to earn her trip to Space Academy in seventh grade. She left camp knowing she needed to take as many math and science courses as she could, and that focus paved the way to her study of viral diseases and, ultimately, the NASA astronaut corps. Kate received a bachelor's degree in molecular biology and a Ph.D. in cancer biology. Selected by "Popular Science" magazine as one of its "Brilliant 10" in 2009, Kate was a Fellow and Principal Investigator at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before becoming a member of the 20th NASA astronaut class.

Age attended Space Academy: 14


Bachelor of Science, University of California, San Diego
Ph.D, Stanford University


Astronaut, Flight Engineer for Expedition 48/49
Napa, Calif.

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