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Mar 16, 2021 | U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Saluting Our Corporate Sponsors

All systems are GO for Space Camp to open in May. According to Robin Soprano, vice president of camp and operations, Alabama Public Health orders and CDC guidance on how to safely accommodate enrolled trainees are continually monitored to ensure a healthy environment for trainees. “Our established COVID protocols are being reviewed and we are looking for opportunities to make every camp experience, even in a COVID world, the best experience we can offer,” said Soprano.

While Space Camp Robotics will remain on hold for 2021, Aviation Challenge will celebrate 30 years of inspiring youth this summer. “We are thrilled to introduce the first phase of upgrades to our flight simulation bays, including new Mach II simulation software donated by Lockheed Martin. We are also reviewing other updates to the Aviation Challenge program facilities,” said Soprano.

The U.S. Cyber Camp program will be expanded to include a middle school camp. New partnerships with the FBI and Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering will help grow a program toward meeting a critical need for cyber security in all business sectors, and most specifically in the space and aviation realms.

“We are grateful to the almost 9,000 individuals and corporations who donated to save our camp programs. Our work here is important. Space Camp is educational and fun, and it is truly workforce development. Since 1982, Space Camp has been a place where our campers feel a part of something bigger than themselves. No matter what our graduates go on to do in their life’s journey, we know their time at Space Camp will serve them well,” Soprano added.

Saluting Our Corporate Sponsors!

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