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A Visit to the Space and Rocket Center

Space and Rocket Center

When it comes to the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama (my hometown), I do have some fond memories of the place. As mentioned on a recent episode of Weekend Justice, I went to Space Camp the first year it was available. The company my parents worked for used to rent the whole place out for their Xmas party. It was the place where I first encountered IMAX. And it was just, in general, a badass place for little kids to run around in and get excited about space and space exploration.

So for the first time since moving to Atlanta, I went back and walked around the outside of the Space and Rocket Center. After seeing the sad state that everything in the old main building and the outside was in, there was only one thing to be done…

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  • Oh man, Space Camp. I completely lucked into going to Space Camp, thanks to some kind of scholarship program in the early 90s.

    It was an amazing week. Sad to see the outside of the center looking so lonely.