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Challenger Learning Center

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Address: Kenai, AK
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Description: Alaska's only space science center for children.

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Alliance Conference (Kenai Education Forum)

Nice facility for a conference with an interesting layout. I can't think of anything I didn't like about the facility.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2013
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a great place in Alaska to experience the American space program. They have programs for kids of varying ages. I've taken classrooms of students there and I've been there several times with a group of adults. I participated in space flight simulations. The first time it truly was fun and educational. Sadly each visit back it became more... More 

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Fort Yukon, Alaska
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74 reviews 74 reviews
30 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We took a group to a two-hour lesson on flight. It basically consisted of having the students make paper planes and throw them around both inside and outside. I can do this for much less $ and much more creativity. I was disappointed! I timed our Instructor for 2 minutes and she said "Okay" more than 80 times...

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Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Nice facility for a conference with an interesting layout. I can't think of anything I didn't like about the facility.

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Kenai, Alaska
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I was given a full tour of the facility and while students were there at the time, I was able tosee exactly what you could do. I was utterly amazed that this was available to our youth's of today. It was a wonderful experience and learning process. I have also attended meetings and dinner banquets at the Challenger Center and... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Held 2 town hall meetings here for our project. Everyone was great to work with when it came to setting up the room. I highly recommend it.

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