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Bill Gruner Memorial Space Adventure

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Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base

Huntsville, AL 35805

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Join us for a week of space adventure. This is a special event honoring Bill Gruner. Bill was a Roadtrek owner and was known to many of us as the mild man who sat quietly enjoying the gatherings. Unknown to most of us, he was one of the engineers who worked on the Saturn V and the Shuttle. He came to the space program from Boeing in Wichita, KS, where he worked on the last B52 to roll off the line.

Needless to say this event will be all about the space program. If you’re not a space geek, no need to come. :). We will have a guided tour of the US Space and Rocket Center. We will have Nova’s Astrospies, an incredible behind the scenes view of the Cold War race to space and Hidden Figures, the story of the human calculators who made the Apollo moonshot possible, as well as The Right Stuff and Apollo 13 available for viewing.

Dr. Paul Bookout and friends will join us for a NASA Campfire Talk Tuesday evening after we treat them to a real RVing potluck dinner. Hear their stories of space as you gaze at the stars.

With luck we will hear an engine test run in the test cell. This is a ground shaking experience.

On Thursday we will have a group dinner at the Space Center.

We will be staying at Monte Sano State Park. Your ticket includes 4 nights at the campground, NASA campfire talk, and the Space Center entrance ticket for 2. Please contact us if there will be more than 2 in your campsite.

Additional tours and the group dinner are not included in the ticket price.

IMPORTANT: Some areas of the facility are restricted to US Citizens only. We will be working with the Space Center to see if we can get everyone on a tour.

We will have the opportunity to attend Space Academy https://www.spacecamp.com/space/adult immediately following our get together. We will post detailed instructions for booking when we get them. This is on your own and you will need to pay for this ahead of time; when you book tell them you are part of the Bill Gruner Memorial Space Camp. You must make your reservation and deposit by July 15. Any unused spaces will be released after that date. Please note that your ticket will be through Space Camp and not with KYNetic or the organizers, and their cancellation policies will apply. We will post costs and reservation information as soon as we have it.

Check back as we will be adding more information as we get the schedule firmed up.

ABOUT US: As with all our events, this is not a brand specific event. Frankly we don’t care if you pitch it, pull it, push it, pop it, or drive it; just show up and have a good time. If you have a really cool rig expect a lot of visitors. Please let us know if you need special accomodations; a pull through site, accessible/limited mobility site, etc. We will do our best to accommodate you but can’t guarantee which sites will be available.

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Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base

Huntsville, AL 35805

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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