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Hours of Operation

8:00am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday*
*Except holidays. Evenings and weekends by appointment.

To visit the Challenger Learning Center, call (309) 268-8700 or email in advance to schedule a time for your mission, program, or tour. Tours of Athena Transport Module, Mission Control and Spacecraft are not available when simulators are in use.


The Challenger Learning Center is located on Heartland Community College's Main Campus. Entrance to the CLC is on the east side of the Astroth Community Education Center. The Campus address is 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal IL 61761.

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Contact Us

Challenger Learning Center
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8700
Fax: 309-268-7984 

Stacey Shrewsbury

Associate Director
Phone: 309-268-8701

Libby Torbeck

Flight Director
Phone: 309-268-8702

Jo Kitchens

Flight Director
Phone: 309-268-8703

Crystal Johnson

Program Assistant
Phone: 309-268-8374

Jenna Brewer

Registration & Records Assistant
Phone: 309-268-8707