Hathman graduates from U.S. Cyber Camp

Boonville Daily News

Huntsville, Ala. – Callista Hathman of Boonville, MO recently attended US Cyber Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space Camp®, Space Camp® Robotics™, Aviation Challenge® and U.S. Cyber Camp®.

The Rocket Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.

The weeklong educational program is the newest in the Space Camp family of programs and promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students with hands-on activities and scenarios based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving.

This program is specifically designed for trainees from the United States who have a passion for computer technology. Callista spent the week building computers and networks, learning how to defend systems from cyber attacks and meeting professionals in the growing field of cyber security.

 Almost 1 million trainees have graduated from a Space Camp® program since its inception in Huntsville in 1982, including European Space Agency astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronauts Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Dr. Kate Rubins, Dr. Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Christina Koch, who set the record for the longest duration space flight by a female. Children and teachers from all 50 states and almost 150 international locations have attended a Space Camp® program.

Interested in training like a cyber warrior? Visit http://www.spacecamp.com/cyber.

About U.S. Space & Rocket Center

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is home to the Space Camp® family of programs and has on display the Apollo 16 capsule, the National Historic Landmark Saturn V rocket and world-class traveling exhibits. USSRC is the Official Visitor Center for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and a showcase for national defense technologies developed at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal.