The museum in Huntsville, Alabama, which houses the famous Saturn V rocket, is usually the state’s top-paid tourist attraction. According to a news release, since the epidemic began, it has lost two-thirds of its revenue.
“We are now struggling for our survival,” Alabama Space Science Exhibition Commission Chairman John Narger said Tuesday at a news conference.
If the center closes, its beloved space camp, which has allowed both children and adults around the world to experience what it is to be an astronaut.
“The summer I spent at the Space Academy in the late 90s was a life-changing experience. Please, save the space camp! We need more programs like this for young people. I would like to take this opportunity Always grateful, and I hope. It can continue to inspire America’s children, “one person commented.
Another Proud Space Camp Alumna? CNN’s own Brooke Baldwin.
“I think at the end of the day, it’s about these kids and trust. The space camp believes in them,” she said.