About The U.S. Space And Rocket Center:
The U.S. Space And Rocket Center is home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world; including Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park, Shuttle Park and NASA's Educator Resource Center. Here visitors may trace the evolution of humankind's ventures into space and watch as tomorrow's potential engineers, scientists and astronauts train in one of the Space Camp or Aviation Challenge Programs.
U.S. Space And Rocket Center is Alabama's most popular tourist attraction features dozens of interactive exhibits on Mercury, Apollo and Space Shuttle spacecraft. The center offers visitors a chance to stand under the Space Shuttle and its two boosters, command simulated space missions, and experience three times the force of gravity in the "G-Force Accelerator." It lies immediately north of the Redstone Arsenal.