Did you want to go to space camp as a child? The Guardian profiled NASA’s summer camp, how it stays current and relevant, and why children — despite the U.S. government’s historically low funding of NASA — are still inspired by space.

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I’m an alum and just sent my son in 2014. I wanted to be a pilot so badly when I was a kid, got stuck as a mission specialist and was totally bummed, then went into the sciences. Space camp wins for calling my future. :)