Have you always wanted to go to space camp? Dreamt of becoming an astronaut here’s your chance!



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Have you always wanted to go to SPACE CAMP? Dreamt of becoming an astronaut -- here’s your chance!
Space Academy for Students Essay Competition and Scholarship Program
Applications Due May 15 and can be found here: goo.gl/mYW3yT
The INSPIRE Project teamed up with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Washington Space Business Roundtable and other sponsors to offer full scholarships to Space Academy in Huntsville, Alabama for DC area high school and middle school students.

 Space Academy is an action packed 6-day program for students from around the world to come and participate in intensive classroom, laboratory and training time, focusing on space science and space exploration. The Space Academy experience encourages teamwork, problem solving, communication skills and self-confidence. Students take part in astronaut-style training and simulations, as well as STEM activities to ensure our next generations of space science and technology explorers!




  • Tumble and spin in the Multi-Axis Trainer


  • Float on air in the 5-Degrees of Freedom Chair


  • Walk like Apollo astronauts in the 1/6 Gravity Chair

  • Experience a world without friction on the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) simulator

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Challenge yourself and support your Team at Area 51 Low Ropes Course


  • Pilots/Commanders take over the cockpit and land the Space Shuttle


  • Mission Specialists walk "in space" on an EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity) to repair the Hubble Space Telescope

  • Live and work in space operating the International Space Station’s life support and crew/equipment support systems


  • Perform scientific experiments focusing on polymers and soil samples from Earth, Mars and the moon

Scholarship Includes:


2016 Space Camp Graduate, Zarina Lewis

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