Barbara Jean the Vintage Airstream

Barbara Jean the Vintage Airstream docked at Explore Scientific Headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas

'Barbara Jean the Vintage Airstream' is a 1968 International Overlander Land Yacht

Purchased and renovated by Scott Roberts, 'Barbara Jean' is an homage to his mother who loved to travel. With Scott's design ideas, this 1968 Airstream is completely refurbished from tip-to-toe with new electrical, new plumbing, new insulation, new floor, new axles, suspension, and wheels. The cabinetry was executed by a former interior cabinet maker for custom luxury airlines, overall work was completed by Hoss Cameron in Avoca, Arkansas. 

Founder of telescope maker Explore Scientific, Scott Roberts uses the Airstream as his office and living quarters on his trips to star parties across the country. Over the last several years, the Barbara Jean has been at events dotting the country from the Florida Keys to the Pacific Northwest. It has even been to the home of Airstream, in Jackson Center Ohio.

Scott is an 'Airstream Ambassador' who loves the Airstream way of life. The Barbara Jean has been featured on Airstream's blogs and in social media. Scott Roberts believes that bringing your home on wheels to the darkest sites is the ultimate solution for any amateur astronomer.