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Blast Off to Space Day
March 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Let’s explore the stars, planets, asteroids, and everything that lies just beyond Earth on March 14! Experience the wonders of space through space station activities, planetarium shows, space-themed crafts, and more.
Perfect for families and kids.
1st Floor Theater: Space Satellites
Explore the satellite images from our Earth From Space exhibition with a scavenger hunt. Also, build your own ISS: In this advanced origami activity you can build your own International Space Station to take home with you!
2nd Floor Wet Lab: “Fly Me To the Moon”
Create a moon cup spinner to take home and help you learn the phases of Earth’s biggest satellite. Also, participate in a “moon dust” experiment.
2nd Floor Activity Lab: Space-Crafts
Create a crafty comet on a stick that you can use to fly around in the air. Also. Create your favorite constellation on paper that can be projected onto a wall or table using a flashlight.
11:30PM: The Hot and Energetic Universe*
12:30PM: Earth, Moon & Sun*
1:30PM: Asteroid: Mission Extreme*
2:30PM: Back to the Moon for Good*Update*
*All include night sky tours*
Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for students/seniors/military; free for kids 4 and under. Members are free. Planetarium shows are an additional $4 (members also free).