Posts tagged with: US Space and Rocket Center

Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Apollo Program memorabilia on display at Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center

Celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launch and moon landing  2019 celebrations around the Apollo 11 50th anniversary are “blasting off” in the Rocket City, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has joined in the festivities by offering a special Apollo display at the Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center®️ in downtown Huntsville. The […]

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Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

Huntsville is Home to Alabama’s Most Visited Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center We are excited to announce that the U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited paid tourism attraction in 2018. More than 849,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year. With the Apollo 50 celebrations in 2019, they hope to have more than one million […]

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Huntsville’s World Record Rocket Attempt for Apollo 50 Celebration

Huntsville’s World Record Rocket Attempt for Apollo 50 Celebration

Huntsville’s Record Setting Event Join the celebration around the world and launch your rocket with Space Camp’s Global Rocket Launch Challenge on July 16, 2019! Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, is sponsoring a Global Rocket Launch, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, across the planet. The launch coincides exactly with the 50th anniversary of the launch of […]

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Bollywood Film Zero Features Huntsville, AL Locations

Bollywood Film Zero Features Huntsville, AL Locations

Zero Review Here’s the short version of what you need to know about “Zero”: Huntsville doesn’t appear in the movie until shortly after intermission, and the second half of the film, in which Huntsville features, will be one of the most fun movie-going experiences you have this year. Here’s one other short version of what […]

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Huntsville Events to Look Forward to in 2019

Huntsville Events to Look Forward to in 2019

Countdown to 2019 As we countdown to 2019, here are a few things we are excited about in the upcoming year! 2019 will be a huge year with Alabama’s Bicentennial and the Apollo 50th Celebrations. It would be a great time to visit Huntsville. As far as what the Huntsville Convention and Visitors Bureau has […]

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Meet an Alien at the US Space and Rocket Center

Meet an Alien at the US Space and Rocket Center

Meet Aliens Today’s the day. You double-check that your spacesuit is secured properly and that the communications link is connected. Your trusty robot co-pilot pushes a few buttons on the control panel of the spaceship to lower the walkway down to the planet and offers a friendly thumbs up. You close your eyes and take […]

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Celebrity Sightings at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville

Celebrity Sightings at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville

Stars Fell on Alabama, and Visited the Rockets What do Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Ozzy Osborne, Elon Musk, Joaquin Phoenix, countless NASA astronauts and the Olsen Twins have in common? And, more importantly, what could you easily have in common with them? They’re among many many celebrities who have walked the exhibits at the U.S. […]

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Everyone Can Go Back to School in Huntsville

Everyone Can Go Back to School in Huntsville

School Lessons in the Rocket City Fall is just around the corner, and that means it’s back-to-school time! If your school years are a few years behind you, good news! A trip to the Rocket City will let you recapture the excitement of a first day of school. Here are just a few of the […]

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Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Huntsville Aiming to Launch Thousands of Rockets, Dance in the Streets to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 16, 1969 at 9:32 a.m. at NASA’s Launch Pad 39A, Apollo 11’s five F1 engines on Nasa’s Saturn-V AS-506 rocket ignited to slowly lift three Americans and humankind’s dreams aboard the historic mission to the […]

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The Scoop on Rocket City Summer Fest

The Scoop on Rocket City Summer Fest

Rocket City Summer Fest 2018 Folks, summer is upon us and so the Rocket City Summer Fest! Rocket City Summer Fest is the annual event at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center that brings together the Huntsville community, alumni from Space Camp, Aviation Challenge, Robotics Camp, and the newly formed Cyber Camp, as well as […]

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