January 24, 2024


Grand Universe announces fully operational replica of NASA’s mission control center

Embarking on a grand mission
Westfield, Indiana – Grand Universe, a world-class center for science and space exploration, will immerse guests into a world where imagination meets science. Currently under development, the campus will span across 78 acres. One notable exhibit of the campus will be a fully operational replica of NASA’s mission control center.

The Grand Universe mission control facility stands as an innovative, immersive, and transformative space for students to unravel the mysteries of the universe. The facility will be equipped with the latest advancements in space exploration technology. Students will utilize high-performance computing systems, real-time data analysis tools, and advanced communication infrastructure to really feel like they are at NASA’s mission control center.

Real-Time Mission Monitoring Thrills
The Grand Universe mission control facility will offer those eager to learn an exhilarating experience to monitor real-time missions. Students will mirror the challenges professionals in the field face as they track spacecraft, analyze data, and make critical decisions. This immersive simulation is just one way Grand Universe is empowering the next generation with practical experience in these fields.

Networking Opportunities
In addition to the interactive learning opportunities, the mission control facility will serve as a networking hub. Students will connect with industry experts, astronauts, and researchers. This unique opportunity seeks to bridge the gap between academia and the professional space exploration community.

­­­­­­Inspiration and Outreach Initiatives
Beyond academics, Grand Universe aims to inspire a passion for space exploration. Through outreach programs, astronomical observatories, and interactive exhibits, Grand Universe is making big strides to inspire the next generation to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Prepare for launch
To stay in-the-know on development updates and other announcements, visit granduniverse.org to subscribe for the latest news. Or follow Grand Universe on Facebook, Instagram (@GrandUniverseSpace), X (@GrandUnivSpace), and YouTube (@grand-universe).


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Grand Universe is an innovative and immersive STEM Learning Campus dedicated to fostering curiosity, exploration, and education in the fields of science and space exploration. The 78-acre campus will be a hub of discovery, offering state-of-the-art facilities and programs designed to inspire learners of all ages. Visit granduniverse.org for the latest updates and news.

Grand Universe is a not-for-profit institution. If you would like to join in the mission to ignite lifelong learning, visit granduniverse.org/donate to place a donation.

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