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Challenger STEM Learning Center

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Take Off!

I went here last year with a group of middle schoolers. It was a fun experience and had a lot to... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Gobdorian
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Fabulous artifacts

Great meeting and training facility - big rooms and the lobby is filled with space artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
NeeNee37377
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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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6 Mar 2018
“Take Off!”
22 May 2017
“I took my son here for a field trip”
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I went here last year with a group of middle schoolers. It was a fun experience and had a lot to offer with talking about space. We did a scenario where we were trying to send a probe to mars. Each of the kids had...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Last year my son got to go here for an AR field trip. It was pretty neat. There is zero parking if you don't have a UTC parking tag. They did a couple things like a simulated ride in a space ship and then this...More

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queenozma, Flight Director at Challenger STEM Learning Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks for the nice review. We are not open to the public for missions, unless it's a special public event. We are reservation based only. Group programs, school, Homeschool, church, and birthday parties do the simulation missions to space. We also offer summer camps. Our...More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great meeting and training facility - big rooms and the lobby is filled with space artifacts from Challenger and other space expeditions. There are models too. This place would be fascinating for children but is pretty cool for adults too!

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

The story behind this center and the wonderful educational space simulations have made this one of my favorite field trip destinations. Our visit was supposed to be part of a larger home schooling group, but no one else showed. Since we were lacking enough participants,...More

2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 August 2014

A terrific experience, one of the highlights of an extraordinary 5 days which included an overnight in an amazing aquarium amongst other activities. The Learning Center is most efficiently organized so that the children participate in hands on activities which include weighing rocks found on...More

2  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics center was a highlight of our week in Chattanooga with my 10-year old granddaughter. The center is a memorial to the Challenger Crew and was built with input from Dick Scobee's widow (who lives in the area) to stimulate...More

1  Thank 1969DickMc
Reviewed 18 April 2010

My son has been to summer camp here a couple of time. He enjoyed himself and was well taken care of. He learned lots, as did I. I loved learning that Dick Scobee's widow lives in Chattanooga. We had been in the San Antonio Planitarium...More

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