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    Space Camp: Advanced Space Academy

    Space Camp: Advanced Space Academy


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: May, June, July, August
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Engineering, Aerospace
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Since opening in 1982, Space Camp has provided a unique, hands-on, STEM experiences for students of all ages to train like astronauts! Space Camp offers one-of-a-kind, week-long experiences at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, the Official Visitor Center for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

    Advanced Space Academy

    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!