Created By The Mercury 7 Astronauts
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation sponsors unique programs and holds first-class events that celebrate significant space anniversaries and honor those bold few who took great risks to better mankind through space exploration.
This family-friendly weekend features autograph sessions, astronaut photo opportunities, lectures from the legends, a unique space auction — and the fun doesn’t stop there! Visit the show’s space-related Exhibitor Hall; enjoy all the incredible attractions the KSC Visitor Complex has to offer; and get ready to meet, mingle and dine with hero astronauts and space icons! All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, who aids the United States in retaining its world leadership in science and technology by providing scholarships to exceptional college students pursuing degrees in these fields.
Every year, a select class of space shuttle astronauts is chosen for induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Legendary astronauts, space icons, industry titans and scholar alumni join in this celebration to recognize these astronauts’ accomplishments.
Every month, a legendary astronaut will answer questions from space fans around the world, via video.
Three times a year the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation offers exclusive astronaut experiences, space artifacts, and memorabilia through auctions as a means to raise funds for its scholarship program.
During private signing sessions hosted by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, fans can mail in their memorabilia to be signed by an astronaut.
For the past several years astronaut members of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation have visited universities to personally present scholarship recipients with their $10,000 awards during a public presentation.
The SOSC program showcases shuttle statues at sponsored businesses and public venues while celebrating Brevard County’s heritage and NASA’s 50th Anniversary.
The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation hosts various upscale galas and events each year to celebrate the accomplishments of American space endeavors and raise funds toward the Foundation.