Challenger Learning Center at the Scobee Education Center in San Antonio, Texas
Challenger Center of Northern Virginia
Coming to Northern Virginia in 2020, the Challenger Center creates unique STEM-centered learning experiences for kids of all ages. Challenger Center specializes in a variety of STEM-related programs designed for middle school-age students, including space-themed simulation-based experiences led by real flight directors.
Astronaut Jessica Meir is now set to fly to the International Space Station for the first time in September, and Christina Koch, who is currently in space, has her stay onboard extended to an expected record-setting flight of 328 days. The two astronauts, who trained together as part of the same class, shared thoughts on the news during a conversation between the space station and the Johnson Space Center in Houston.