Engineering the Future

A docent leads a tour through the Davidson Center for Space Exploration

NASA, NASA Contractor, and military retirees comprise a robust docent program that supports the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Space Camp, and various museum programs. Emeritus docents share their passion and knowledge with camp trainees, staff, and museum guests to cultivate ongoing vitality and interest in aviation and America’s human spaceflight program. The Center and its Space Camp programs also benefit from current-day scientists, engineers, and military workforce who share their enthusiasm and front-line perspective of mankind’s greatest achievements.

If you would like to request a docent speak to your classroom, use this form.  Docents can travel within Madison County, Alabama or speak to classrooms virtually.

Engineering the Future

NASA Emeritus Oral History

Hear recollections of space history from our Emeritus Docents at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, former engineers who worked on the space program.


Schedule is subject to change due to availability.