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by SpaceCanada
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: Questions about hab1
Replies: 1
Views: 20

Re: Questions about hab1

The bubble windows on the end of Hab 1 have been replaced with flat ones. Those rooms belong to camp counsellors. As for the lift, you'll probably have to call camp and ask about that. I imagine it would have been repaired by now -- over six months later. Also, have a super fun time at camp! We'd lo...
by SpaceCanada
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: The Hab
Topic: STA news
Replies: 79
Views: 3933

Re: STA news

Looking good! I hope they coat the windows and inside with UV-resistant coatings so they don't deteriorate in the blazing Alabama summer sun.

How is the amphitheatre area shaping up? They had the major steps carved into the ground when I was there last (2015) but I haven't seen anything since.
by SpaceCanada
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: von Braun's World
Topic: Hidden Figures
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Hidden Figures

The countdown until it comes out on Blu-ray is on!
by SpaceCanada
Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: von Braun's World
Topic: LEGO: Women of NASA
Replies: 0
Views: 20

LEGO: Women of NASA

LEGO announced it will be making a new set featuring five influential women of NASA: http://gizmodo.com/legos-next-fan-desig ... 1792822490
by SpaceCanada
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pima Air and Space Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 181

Re: Pima Air and Space Museum

Wow! That is about all I can say about our visit to Pima and the Boneyard. The day was incredible. I just wish we could have spent more time there and listened to more stories from the docents. The Boneyard tour was narrated and slow enough to talk about the various planes and the different activiti...
by SpaceCanada
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 444

Re: 2017

I have seen Dr. Seddon in photos from a few USSRC events, but rarely as a featured guest or speaker.
by SpaceCanada
Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 444

Re: 2017

But then who would look after their awesome Australian Shepherds if both of them were at camp for a week? I say they bring Hoot and Dr. Seddon, plus their pups. Aussies are super smart; they could probably flick switches or hold the less popular MOCR positions. 8O On a more serious note, a female as...
by SpaceCanada
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: von Braun's World
Topic: Godspeed, Gene Cernan
Replies: 0
Views: 27

Godspeed, Gene Cernan

The last man to walk on the Moon has passed away:
https://www.nasa.gov/astronautprofiles/cernan

We say farewell to another legend.
by SpaceCanada
Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: von Braun's World
Topic: Hidden Figures
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Hidden Figures

Read the book: it is great! Watch the movie: it is beautiful, inspiring, strong, powerful, and incredible. All of you should watch it. The cinema we went to gave it a standing ovation. There aren't many other words to say, just watch it and admire these women and the other administrators that were p...
by SpaceCanada
Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 444

Re: 2017

Happy New Year's weekend everyone! Who here is planning on attending camp in 2017?

We have other plans this year and hope to return to camp soon. In the meantime, I look forward to all of your stories and photos.

Check in with your session dates and type of camp.
by SpaceCanada
Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pima Air and Space Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 181

Re: Pima Air and Space Museum

It is on our list too, along with Biosphere 2. Geek mode = on
by SpaceCanada
Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pima Air and Space Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 181

Re: Pima Air and Space Museum

The website says the tour is open to all nationalities, though you must present a current passport for ID. Sounds similar to the tour rules for KSC/CCAFB. My parents will call to confirm before we go.
by SpaceCanada
Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Pima Air and Space Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 181

Pima Air and Space Museum

Has anyone here been to the Pima Air and Space Museum? My husband and I are hoping to go there in February to see both the museum and the airplane boneyard. Reviews? Thoughts? Things not to be missed? http://www.pimaair.org Or any photo wish list requests, if I can get them? I am excited that Canadi...
by SpaceCanada
Wed Dec 07, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 'The Cape' TV show
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: 'The Cape' TV show

I just acquired a new set of DVDs (unofficial) with better resolution and the missing episodes from my previous set (and YouTube). I can now watch it on our TV without making my eyes twitch. The audio isn't quite as good, however. I'll take what I can get. Hurray!
by SpaceCanada
Wed Dec 07, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: The Hab
Topic: Where the heck is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Where the heck is this?

In Canada there is a huge wall of windows behind the orbiter sim, and the sim has a different payload bay: http://www.ikonet.com/fr/blogue/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/IMG_1294.jpg - Google http://www.xtmedia.net/ima/pan/PAN2_COSMODOME_NAVETTE.JPG - Google It's definitely not Belgium either: http://ww...
by SpaceCanada
Sat Nov 26, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: First Timers
Topic: Adult Camp Vs. Advanced Academy
Replies: 10
Views: 282

Re: Adult Camp Vs. Advanced Academy

I haven't been to the weekend adult camps, but wanted to say that the age range for adult camps is huge: 19 to 80 years old in one team can easily happen! That being said, I'm often the youngest person there (unless my husband comes with me, then he's youngest by a few days) and the age of the team ...
by SpaceCanada
Thu Nov 03, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Counseling Sessions
Topic: Schollarship questions
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Schollarship questions

For camps and programs where I live, almost everything is done by grade so everyone attending is on the same level of academic understanding. Therefore, my recommendation would be to go in the lowest program you qualify for. If your age puts you with grade 10 students, but you're only in grade 9, go...
by SpaceCanada
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: The Hab
Topic: You know you're addicted to Space Camp-
Replies: 23
Views: 1172

Re: You know you're addicted to Space Camp-

54. You forget that your team mates have actual names because you only ever think of them using their call signs. Even when you aren't at camp. (On a recent trip to visit a Space Camp friend this summer the US border person asked me what the name of my friend was and I had to stop and really think a...
by SpaceCanada
Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: The Hab
Topic: Adult Week Long October 2016
Replies: 54
Views: 2248

Re: Adult Week Long October 2016

Oh, PK and PC, how I miss you guys! Say hi to Rockhound for me too.

Have a super fun week at camp. I will be thinking of everyone and looking forward to your stories and photos when you settle back into reality after camp.
by SpaceCanada
Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: First Timers
Topic: Adult Space Academy 35 / May 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: Adult Space Academy 35 / May 2017

I cannot read German but the article must make you feel special. Congratulations!

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