Monday January 13, 2020
Launching Space Camp
Emily A. Margolis, PhD. American Philosophical Society
Calling all space cadets! Since 1982, Space Camp has been the ultimate vacation for aspiring astronauts. Join historian Emily A. Margolis to learn how a little satellite launched on January 31, 1958 set in motion a series of events that lead to the creation of Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Flight suits not required for this historical study of Alabama’s top tourist attraction.