Advanced Space Academy

AGES: 15 – 18



Availability subject to change.

Advanced Space Academy trainees can earn college credit from The University of Alabama in Huntsville with the following courses: ESS 100-Introduction to Space Science* (1-hour credit upon camp completion) and SCI 199-Introduction to Physical Science and Research Methods (3-hour credit online course which will allow you to gain an introduction to UAH College of Science disciplines and research methods). For more information, please visit

*International students entering the U.S. on a B1/B2 visa, or through the Visa Waiver Program, are not eligible to receive the 1-hour ESS 100 credit due to visa restrictions.

*Includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee. The $50 non-refundable registration fee and 50 percent of the camp price is due upon booking. The balance must be paid in full 60 days prior to camp check-in date.
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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.


  • 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 at our Area 51 Challenge 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.
  • Prepare for every contingency as you go to Mars on an extended-duration mission simulation!
  • Earn one credit hour of freshman-level general science from University of Alabama in Huntsville in this college-accredited program!

Check-in: Sunday, 12 - 2 p.m.
Graduation Ceremony: Friday, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

The following dates are not available for registration:
  • September 24 - 29, 2017

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