Name: Kenneth Harris Profession: Senior Satellite Engineer, Centauri Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore County – Mechanical Engineering B.S; Johns Hopkins University – Engineering Management M.S Which Challenger Learning Center did you visit? Challenger Learning Center at Howard B. Owens Science Center. I visited the Center a number of times while [...]
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Students from across the nation will have an opportunity to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Friday, June 19 at 1:10 p.m. EDT. The special event will air live on NASA tv and stream live below. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, Chris Cassidy, and Doug Hurley will answer questions recorded by K-12 [...]
While summer camps are sure to look different this year, our Challenger Learning Centers have still put together incredible offerings for K-12 students. Some locations are strictly virtual, while others will offer limited capacity in-person camps. Take a look at the innovative ways our Challenger Learning Centers are still engaging with students during the summer [...]
Challenger Center was built on the legacy of the Challenger 51L crew – Seven diverse Americans committed to inspiring students and exploring space for the betterment of humanity. We carry that mission forward by providing students with opportunities to work together with their classmates to meet a common goal and make their mission a success. [...]
NASA is inviting everyone to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit of American astronauts on American rockets from American soil since the end of the space shuttle era in 2011. This mission will send NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley [...]
Name: Michael Brown School/Degree: Currently majoring in Business and Communication at Texas Christian University (Class of 2020) Occupation: Seaplane Pilot Which Challenger Learning Center did you visit? I visited the Challenger Learning Center at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. When did you visit a Challenger Learning Center? [...]
As Giving Tuesday approaches, we’re highlighting the importance of giving. Contributions to nonprofits have meaningful impacts on people’s lives. That’s why at Challenger Center, we are grateful for the donors who have helped us inspire generations of innovators – Thank you. Support a Cause you Believe – We can’t do it alone. When you give [...]
ShareSpace Education Donates Giant Mars and Moon Map™ to Challenger Learning Centers Across the CountryLisa Vernal2019-11-19T17:28:23+00:00
MELBOURNE, Fla. – ShareSpace Education, a key program of the Aldrin Family Foundation (AFF), partnered with Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization, to donate three Giant Mars Map™ and one Giant Moon Map™ Interactive education packages promoting STEAM education in four Challenger Learning Centers (Challenger Learning Center at Heartland [...]
Robert Curbeam Washington – August 29, 2019 – Former NASA Astronaut and current Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems executive Robert Curbeam is the new Chairman of Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education organization. Curbeam replaces Virginia Barnes, Retired Vice President and Program Manager, Space Launch System, The Boeing Company, [...]
On May 9, 2019, Blue Origin Founder Jeff Bezos hosted an exclusive event in Washington, DC to share his vision to go to space to benefit Earth. Challenger Center partnered with Blue Origin, bringing 40 DC-based students to witness this historic moment. The students were also given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact personally with Mr. [...]