Safety and Quality Assurance

The well being of trainees and guests is fundamental to the Space Camp experience. Proactive safety measures, paired with continuous internal and external evaluations, promote program excellence. Safe, meaningful and memorable programs are Space Camp’s pledge. Facilities

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is a secure campus. Security staff, video monitoring and perimeter fencing are in place 24/7. During the week, every guest must check in through security. Each visitor is required to possess a proper badge for admittance. Additionally, automatic defibrillators, fire alarms and sprinkler systems are located in buildings throughout the campus.

  • Habitats (on-site lodging) Trainees are assigned a room in one of the three habitats located on campus when they visit Space Camp. (Click here for more information)

  • Crew Galley The cafeteria and kitchen are nut-free zones. The food service staff is trained in nutrition to ensure that all dietary needs are met. Every day, special meals are prepared to accommodate children with food allergies or diet restrictions. (Click here for more information)

  • Sick Bay RNs are on-site around the clock when week-long Space Camp is in session. (Click here for more information)


From certifying equipment to certifying staff, Space Camp maintains, modifies and grows a list of standard operating procedures to meet the high-quality standards that trainees, chaperones and other guests expect.

Transportation Airport Pickup At Huntsville International Airport, a badged Space Camp representative meets trainees at the gate. The USSRC/Space Camp logo-identified bus transports passengers to the USSRC campus for check-in at this out-of-this-world camp experience.

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