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Travel Experience: Texas
Experience Space City
- Age 14 - 18 Camper must be 14 years old by the start date of camp
- 6 Days / 5 Overnights
- Price: $1,299* Note: a 50% deposit is required within seven (7) days of registration.
You will spend a day at the Cosmosphere, meeting your fellow travelers and building a team bond on Cosmosphere's Low Ropes Course, getting briefed about your upcoming trip and experiencing a mission in Astralis, the new capsule-based simulator modeled after the NASA Orion capsule. Then you travel by bus to Houston, Texas to visit exclusive, behind the scenes areas that only the Cosmosphere can provide, meet past Cosmosphere Camp Alumni that work in the aerospace industry and hear from people that are shaping the future.
On the guided tour of NASA Johnson Space Center, explore where and how astronauts train, learn how NASA Mission Control Center communicates with the International Space Station and discover the past, present and future of space exploration. Visit iconic locations such as Apollo Mission Control Center and Orion Mission Control room. Tour current Mission Control and explore Rocket Park, home to the massive Saturn V rocket, the most powerful rocket ever flown. Walk the floor of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Building 9 where astronauts train and scientists and engineers develop the next generation of space exploration vehicles.
Tenative Locations Include:
Note: Locations are tentative until confirmed in Spring 2020 and are subject to change.
- June 8-13, 2020
- June 22-27, 2020
- July 20-25, 2020
* A $50 registration fee will be added to each camp at checkout.