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Saturday, November 15, 2008

Attendance Records Shattered

Hello Troops,
The Space Education Center celebrated its 18th anniversary last Saturday, November 8, 2008. This post is our yearly attendance report. Remember, a Space Center year runs November 8 to November 8.
Total Attendance for the year: 18, 682 A NEW RECORD!
Last year’s record: 18,526.
Total Number of Missions: 2,104 A NEW RECORD!
Last year’s record: 1,914.

Mission numbers ship by ship:
  • Voyager 2008: 542. Last Year’s Record: 490
  • Odyssey 2008: 656. Last Year’s Record: 624
  • Galileo 2008: 247. Last Year’s Record: 188.
  • Magellan 2008: 219. Last Year’s Record: 212
  • Phoenix 2008: 440. Last Year’s Record: 400

This is a breakdown of the total number of missions over the last five years:

2004: 1,458
2005: 1,465
2006: 1,791
2007: 1,914
2008: 2,104

Every record was shattered this year.
Congratulations to the Volunteers and Staff of the Christa McAuliffe Space Education Center for a job well done. All have given their time and talents to achieve these numbers. Thank you.

Mr. Williamson
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