Kennedy Space Center dubs the program ATX, but you could call it Space Daycamp. You’ll test a few of the pieces of astronaut equipment, such as the multi-axis trainer (which spins your body within a series of interlinked concentric circles to test your equilibrium), a gravity chair, and a spell in a full-scale mock-up of the shuttle. Nothing is as intense as what astronauts experience, but it’s still plenty rigorous for most terrestrials, and the facilitators can answer nearly any question you can launch at them. There’s also a milder version, ATX Family, appropriate for younger children. The standard version is called Core.
Astronaut Training Experience
Astronaut Hall of Fame, 6225 Vectorspace Blvd., Titusville
Our Rating Phone 866/737-5235 Prices $145; minimum age 7; 7 hr Web site Astronaut Training Experience
MapAstronaut Hall of Fame, 6225 Vectorspace Blvd., Titusville Orlando
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