Challenger Learning Centers are hosted by a range of organizations, including community colleges, colleges, universities, school districts, museums, and science centers. Challenger Center licenses trademarks, trade names, software, and other intellectual property to these organizations. Each Challenger Learning Center is independently operated by the host organization.
Challenger Center is not a part of NASA. Challenger Center is its own registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Challenger Center and NASA have an active Space Act agreement.
Many Challenger Learning Centers offer corporate missions and community programming. Please contact the Challenger Learning Center closest to you to inquire about corporate and community group programs.
Please contact the Challenger Learning Center closest to you to inquire about program availability.
Please send a request for more information via our Contact Us form.
Challenger Learning Center pricing varies by location and program. Please contact the Challenger Learning Center closest to you to inquire about pricing.
Please send a cancellation or change request via our Contact Us form.
Please send a refund request via our Contact Us form, including the date of transaction and amount. Do not submit credit card information through this form or through email.
Those donating online will immediately receive an emailed receipt to verify the transaction. If you donate via mail in the form of cash or check, you’ll receive a paper receipt in the mail within 30 days of your donation. If you do not see a transaction posted to your credit card or checking account within 30 days of your donation, please reach out through our Contact Us form.
Those donating online will immediately receive an emailed receipt, which may be printed for personal records. If you donate via mail, you’ll receive a paper receipt in the mail within 30 days of your donation.
All donations to Challenger Center are tax deductible for the full amount unless an item of value was received in exchange for the donation. In this case, your donation receipt will reflect the amount that is tax deductible.
Challenger Center relies on contributions from private individuals and companies in addition to federal and foundation grants.
A pending transaction could indicate that it is in the process of being completed by our merchant service provider. These charges are generally finalized within 3-5 days. If you have canceled the transaction, a “pending” status will be removed from your account and no charge will be processed. If you believe you have been charged incorrectly, please reach out through our Contact Us form.
All donors receive a year-end statement in February.
Yes, Center Mission, Virtual Missions, and Classroom Adventures are aligned to both Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. However, if your state does not officially use these standards, our educational programs can be aligned.
Please send a request via our Contact Us form with specifics and we will do our best to connect you with the appropriate individual(s).