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How to Visit NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

In Rocket Tourism by Valerie Stimac

Do you love NASA? Curious about the future of space exploration? Just an uber-nerd like me who wants to visit all of the space destinations possible? A visit to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center has to be on your list! As part of my trip to Space Camp, I had the chance to visit NASA Marshall. In addition to the …

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Space Shuttle Endeavour: History, Interesting Facts & How to Visit

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In the United States, we’re lucky to have a lot of opportunities to interact with our national heritage in space. To help inspire future generations to support NASA and explore space, many amazing relics and artifacts from the different eras of NASA exploration are visible to the public at museums across the country. This includes Saturn V rockets, Apollo Command …

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5 Space Tourism Predictions for 2020

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In early 2017, one of the first posts I wrote for Space Tourism Guide was a post of space tourism predictions for the coming year. Back then, I predicted we’d see manned test flights, falling prices, and more interest in space tourism-related activities on earth. Unfortunately, it has taken a long time for these predictions to come to pass! In …

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How & Where to See the Space Shuttle Enterprise

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With over 60 years of aerospace history, NASA is one of the longest running and most beloved government organizations in the United States. The men and women have created major innovations and achieved momentous milestones. These, of course, include the Apollo program through to today’s International Space Station missions. One of the most interesting chapters in U.S. aerospace history is …

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Michoud Assembly Facility: Behind-the-Scenes at NASA’s Rocket Factory

In Rocket Tourism by Valerie Stimac

Have you heard of the NASA Social program? Several times per year, NASA invites social media users to attend events at NASA facilities around the county and to promote the experience on social media. Sometimes, this means you’ll get to watch a rocket launch (like I did for the Orion EFT-1 launch in 2014); other times it offers you the …