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2014-01-29 23:27:50

The Home Learning Association, America's premier national homeschool organization, has made the first webisode of its new web series called "Space Camp" available for viewing today on its YouTube channel. The twelve webisode series will air one webisode per week and will follow a quirky group of 16 as they have fun learning about the wonders of space, astronaut training, shuttle missions, robotics and more over 12 days at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Englewood, CO...

2013-10-07 16:20:08

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five students and one teacher from Walter R. Sundling Junior High in Palatine, Ill., took part in the ultimate space adventure this summer with help from the Northrop Grumman Foundation. The students and teacher received a sponsorship from the foundation to attend Space Camp® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Ala. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) Student campers...

2013-07-26 08:20:39

Fifth year that Northrop Grumman Foundation will fund student and teacher participation FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northrop Grumman Foundation has announced the sponsorship of middle school students and teachers from across the United States to attend Space Camp® July 27-Aug. 1 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Ala. This is the fifth year that the foundation has funded Space Camp® sponsorships. "We are committed to generating...

2012-08-04 14:20:05

"Soul Surfer" director Sean McNamara's new film shooting at Space Camp HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new NASA rover "Curiosity" is scheduled to make a daring landing on the Red Plant this Sunday, August 5(th). Nearly a Billion people will be watching but none quite as closely as a team from Hollywood and the STARS of the new movie, "Space Warriors." Multiple nations have made 26 attempts to land on the red planet, with the United States...

2012-07-30 02:30:24

BOSTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For a 14(th) straight year, Fish & Richardson has awarded full scholarships to 33 students and their teacher chaperones from across the country to attend the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala., this summer. The goal of Fish's Space Camp Scholarship program is to get middle school students excited about the fields of math, science, and technology. Fish attorneys select the scholarship winners based on a written application...

2012-05-24 10:20:36

Officials to Recognize 600,000th Student in the World-Renowned Program HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Space Camp® was training the next generation of explorers long before workforce development became a national topic. June 15, 2012, marks the 30th anniversary of this internationally-recognized program that today counts four astronauts, one cosmonaut, and nearly 600,000 other alumni, many in careers on the frontiers of technology. The U.S. Space...

2010-07-08 10:13:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A total of eleven educators from local museums, science centers and public schools in Chicago have been selected to attend the 2010 Boeing Educators to Space Camp program held July 12-16 in Huntsville, Ala. The group will join more than 100 educators from around the world as part of a weeklong training adventure designed to help teachers motivate students in the subjects of science, math and technology. The educators representing Chicago this year...

2009-03-25 05:00:00

Lucky Winner Will Receive Trip for Two to Space Camp(R) in Huntsville, Alabama & Much More SAN FRANCISCO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the online auto insurance company, announced its new "Explore New Worlds" sweepstakes. The contest is the company's latest initiative promoting the May 8 theatrical release of director J.J. Abrams' upcoming film, "Star Trek." Visitors to Esurance's Star Trek movie-themed micro-site (http://www.esurance.com/StarTrek) can enter for a chance to win an...

2008-07-11 03:00:28

By Monica Rodriguez Photo Gallery: Space Camp POMONA - Students enrolled in Space Camp at Cortez Mathematics and Science Magnet School took turns Thursday morning standing in for the planet Mars. Giggles filled the school's multipurpose room as the planet's stand-ins laid on the floor while an eight-wheeled mini Mars rover slowly rolled over them. As the rover made its way over students, Jacob Forkel, 9, snapped pictures of the machine using a disposable camera. "I want to help...

2008-07-07 21:00:06

PORTLAND, Ore., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Three Portland-area teachers have been selected to attend the 2008 Boeing Educators to SPACE CAMP(R) program. Teachers Marc Ciambrello and Amydelle Solso, both from Hauton B. Lee Middle School, and Allison Onchi from Gordon Russell Middle School, are 3 of 90 teachers from around the world selected to begin the weeklong training adventure today in Huntsville, Ala. The program is designed to help teachers motivate students in the subjects of...