The country quiet may be what brought you to Clearwater RV Park, but the area offers something for everyone. Spend a day learning and exploring our space odyssey. Walk through a space station model, journey into the Omega Flight Simulator or view one of the many videos offered. This and more is waiting at Infinity Science Center, the visitor center of Stennis Space Center.
Approximately 40 minutes from Clearwater RV Park and a world away is Infinity Science Center. Plan to spend the day exploring the center both inside and outside. Outside you will find nature walks and a resident alligator, who may decide to show himself.
A highlight offered by the center is a bus tour of the NASA/Stennis Space Center Federal City. The bus tour is included in the admission and departs Monday – Saturday at 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. The tour is about an hour so plan accordingly. The bus stops several times for photo ops.
One of the newest attractions is the Saturn V rocket, visible as you enter Mississippi from the west. It was planned to be used for Apollo 19 with Mississippi native, Fred Haise, as mission commander. This is the same type rocket used by the Apollo program – 24 astronauts including Neil Armstrong orbited the moon and enabled 12 men to walk on the moon.
Upon entering the Immersive Theater, the first thing noticed is the Sphere. This is a 68 inch diameter global screen. The beauty of it is you can sit anywhere in the room and see what everyone else sees. Although there are only 6 to 7 program choices each day, they are chosen from a pool of over 280 programs.
One of the more unique exhibits is an honoring of the towns and residents who made Stennis possible. Over 2200 residents from five rural towns were moved in order for Stennis to be built. There are photographs as well as videos relating to the towns and its people.
Plan to spend the day at Infinity. But choose wisely, one day is not near enough time to take it all in. But remember, after the excitement of space travel is complete for the day, retreat to Clearwater RV Park where, “Quiet Never Sounded So Good!” Call us at 601-749-8142 we’re only a short country drive from Stennis.