Upcoming Events

March 06

  1. 9:00am

    The U.S. Space and Rocket Center will be CLOSED, Friday, March 6, due to winter weather.

    Employees whose jobs support the camp mission...

March 10

  1. 5:30pm

    National Weather Service Storm Spotter Training

    Learn how to identify and report storms as meteorologists from the...

March 12

  1. 9:00am

    Certain turning points in humankind's history have been defined by the creation or discovery of something...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

March 14

  1. 9:00am

    Meet Professor Einstein himself, compete in hula hoop competitions, a pie toss, and a birthday cake and sing-along with the father of the Theory...

  2. 9:00am

    Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts - join us on Saturday, March 14, 2015, for Spring Boy Scout Day at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center! ...

  3. 11:30am

    Albert Einstein and Pi Day
    Celebrate Albert Einstein’s birthday and Pi Day with demonstrations of relativity and...

March 17

  1. 9:00am

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center opened its doors on this date, March 17, 1970. Come sign our birthday card in the lobby, and let us know what...

March 18

  1. 9:00am

    Aim and launch Saturn V straw rockets over the rainbow and into a pot of gold! 

March 19

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

March 20

  1. 9:00am

    Learn why planet Earth has four seasons and celebrate the equinox by painting, and balancing an egg on its end!

March 23

  1. 9:00am

    Happy Birthday to the Father of Modern Rocketry! Celebrate Werhner von Braun’s greatest achievement by launching Saturn V straw rockets and...

March 25

  1. 9:00am

    In other words, this Spring break, come and learn about the seasons of other planets as they revolve around the sun and spin on their axes. We...

March 26

  1. 4:30pm

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m....

March 27

  1. 9:00am

    Discover the science behind the circus with hands-on activities and live demonstrations with clowns, elephants, and experiments! 

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March 28

  1. 9:00am

    Visitors explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work, thanks to a touring exhibit, "The Robot Zoo....

April 02

  1. 4:30pm

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m....

April 04

  1. 9:00am

    $18 per person

April 05

  1. 9:00am

    Hop into Easter egg science with this chemistry lesson  that explains how dyeing eggs works. 

April 07

  1. 9:00am

    Build monoplanes and learn the history of the first flight in Alabama in 1908! See the original, restored Quick Plane in the suspended in the...

April 09

  1. 9:00am

    On this date in 1959, NASA announced  America’s first astronaut class.  Celebrate the first men who paved the way for American...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

April 11

  1. 11:30am

    Molecules in Motion
    Design and build your own molecule. Discover how molecules form with bonds and interact together. Each...

April 12

  1. 9:00am

    Join us as we remember the achievements of the first man in space and the first shuttle orbiter in! Discover how gravity allows orbiting objects...

April 16

  1. 9:00am

    (1867) – Build and launch your very own glider and learn about the historic day in Kitty Hawk, N. C., when two brothers made American...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

April 17

  1. 9:00am

    The new NASA Rover Challenge is an engineering design challenge that focuses on NASA’s current plans to explore planets, moons, asteroids...

April 23

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

April 24

  1. 9:00am

    STS – 31; Discover the wonder of one of the greatest telescopes ever built by seeing the universe through its lens! Build model Hubble...

April 25

  1. 9:00am

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Celebrate the Earth by learning how Mother Nature recycles naturally! Geology and Metrological hands on activities will...

April 30

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

May 07

  1. 10:30am

    Discover the building blocks of life by constructing an edible double helix and learn the basics of DNA structure and its importance in genetics...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

May 09

  1. 11:30am

    Health and Human Science

    Eating right and exercising is important to staying healthy. Our Space Camp® nursing staff...

May 14

  1. 10:30am

    Geology Rocks! Discover how the Earth changes over time and produces sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks using the Rock Cycle.

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

May 21

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

May 28

  1. 10:30am

    Space cadets train to NASA standards with puzzles and exercises. Learn what it’s like to eat like an astronaut! Are you up for the challenge...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

June 04

  1. 10:30am

    Learn how to observe and record weather events using common meteorological instruments, and discover how NASA records long-term climate data from...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

June 11

  1. 10:30am

    Focus near and far using microscopes and telescopes. Discover the visible and unseen worlds of astronomy and microbiology. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

June 13

  1. 11:30am

    The Past Comes Alive: Making fossils
    Have you ever wondered how fossils are made? Discover your inner Geologist and...

June 18

  1. 10:30am

    Explore hands on ecology and the living interactions found within constructed biomes in a bottle and how they relate to biomes on Earth. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every...

June 25

  1. 10:30am

     Think about size differences, from huge objects like stars and planets to the tiniest microscopic objects. Construct a scale model that...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 02

  1. 10:30am

    Explore chemistry and travel through the periodic table of the elements. See, feel and experience select elements in a hands-on interactive lab....

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 09

  1. 10:30am

    Why do rainbows have color? Discover the properties of light and bend light yourself to discover its inner-rainbow science!

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 11

  1. 11:30am

    Kitchen Chemistry
    What are acids and bases? What happens when you mix the two together? Come explore basic chemistry and...

July 16

  1. 10:30am

    Discover how tasty science can be as we create lunar phases cookies! Learn lunar geology and why the moon has phases.   

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 23

  1. 10:30am

    Monkeys, dogs and spiders! Oh MY! Learn the history and names of the pioneering and brave animals that traveled into space, paving the way for...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 30

  1. 10:30am

    Construct your very own-seed growth chamber and learn how STS-118 astronauts used seed growth experiments to test for plant tropisms in...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 06

  1. 10:30am

    Solar radiation and summer vacation make this activity hot and fun! Discover how our Star, the Sun, provides Earth energy in the form of radiation...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 08

  1. 11:30am

    Science Behind the Color Wheel
    Using candy, we will discover how color wheels and complementary colors are used by artists...

August 13

  1. 10:30am

    Fly high after making your own airplane and test it against all four forces of flight. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 20

  1. 10:30am

    Solid, liquid and gas—all three phases explained in one interactive lab. See how temperature and energy affect phase changes. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 27

  1. 10:30am

    Create your very own Mars Rover to explore our simulated Martian surface. Learn the history of robotic Martian exploration and what data has been...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 03

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 10

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 12

  1. 11:30am

    The Science of Animation
    Learn how your brain processes images and how an optical illusion allows you to enjoy motion...

September 17

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 24

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 01

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 10

  1. 11:30am

    The Science of Mummification
    Learn the process of ancient Egyptian mummification as you make your own mummified apple....

October 15

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 22

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

November 14

  1. 11:30am

    Skittle Statistics
    Discover the math found in a bag of Skittles! Using the colorful candy, guests will learn about...

December 05

  1. 9:00am

    Inspired by the featured exhibit, "101 Inventions that Changed...

December 12

  1. 11:30am

    Astrobiology
    Discover what materials are needed to jumpstart life on a planet. Make your own test tube showcasing these...

January 11

  1. 9:00am

    Move objects with your mind, become invisible, play games with a robot and experience augmented reality!

    Science Fiction, Science...