La Quinta Inn Huntsville Space Center

Address: 3141 University Dr Northwest, Huntsville, Alabama, 35816-3137, United States | 2 star motel
 
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This 2 star motel, located on 3141 University Dr Northwest, Huntsville, is near U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville Botanical Garden, Huntsville Museum of Art, and Earlyworks Museum Complex.
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    Last Day

    A travel blog entry by michael.harris on Jul 26, 2015

    10 photos

    ... articulate.
    They met Dottie Metcalf Lindenberger. Their name patches were removed and pinned back on so that their name was written the right way up.
    After the ceremony the students stayed with their team until 4pm. I went back to the education Centre and rested.
    Went to airport.
    Flight cancelled.
    Stayed at hotel.
    Caught flight next day.
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    Day 6

    A travel blog entry by michael.harris on Jul 25, 2015

    7 photos

    ... out of the hula hoop on the floor.
    The bottle rolled at least 2 m longer than any other rover in the competition! Our team won that challenge.
    Chris presented his design of our mission patch.
    We met Dottie Metcalf Lindenberger. Awesome speech.
    Trouble staying awake.

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    Day 5

    A travel blog entry by michael.harris on Jul 24, 2015

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... was the architect of the Saturn V rocket that sent men to the moon. He is an American Hero.

  • Conducted an experiment to filter then recycle water. Our team had the least amount of materials - crushed charcoal and zeolite crystals, then had the greatest reduction in acidity. Legends!
  • Had some lectures about the Orion Project to Mars and ...

  • Day 4

    A travel blog entry by michael.harris on Jul 22, 2015

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... fly back to Earth. Very intense experience and you have to be very pushy as a Commander- ordering people around - not my scene really but the flying (simulated) was awesome!

  • Had a tour of the Saturn 5 with Don Nicaise - ex NASA engineer who explained how the rocket's guidance system worked. They had to invent gyros and sensors to determine speed and direction then send that information to the massive "Instrument Ring". That sensor data had to be made digital, so ...

  • Day 3

    A travel blog entry by michael.harris on Jul 20, 2015

    4 comments, 13 photos

    Day 3

    • Started the day with Mission Training. I was awarded Commander of the Orion Orbiter, (proud moment) which takes off from Earth then orbits the moon. I have a pilot and three crew. The crew leave the orbiter and fly a lunar module to the surface of the moon. It is very realistic as we have the panels and switches that resemble the design of the Orion which NASA has already commenced building.
    • zipline and helicopter evacuations. Zipline is ...