The San Diego Air & Space Museum’s 16th Annual Space Day celebration is set for Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum’s location in Balboa Park. Space Day features demonstrations, giveaways, and fun, hands-on activities with local and national space industry experts.
Space Day also offers the opportunity to meet and talk with Woody Spring, a NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle Atlantis and who spent more than 12 hours walking in space.
Space Day is FREE for children 17 and under (with paid adult admission). Admission is discounted for adults with a Special Admission Coupon available on the Museum’s website: http://sandiegoairandspace.org/calendar/event/2019-space-day-celebration.
Fun, hands-on activities for kids of all ages at Space Day include:
- Talking to Space Experts
- Touching a Meteorite
- UC San Diego Portable Planetarium
- Building & Flying Paper Rockets
- Designing Your Own Space Patch
Invited presenters include NASA, JPL, Sally Ride Science, Northrop Grumman, SETI, Lockheed Martin, El Trompo Museo Interactivo, San Diego Astronomy Association, UCSD Near-Space Balloon, General Atomics, The Planetary Society, FIRST Robotics, and many others.
The museum’s unique “SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure” is also open for viewing throughout the event, including the authentic Apollo 9 Command Module, moon rocks, space suits, a Mars rover and more.
For more information, and for a special admission discount coupon, please go to the Space Day webpage on the Museum’s website: http://sandiegoairandspace.org/calendar/event/2019-space-day-celebration.
— San Diego Air & Space Museum
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