Posted by: tpsciencefun | April 24, 2014

Meet A Real Astronaut!

2014 Space Day Celebration

Saturday, May 3rd 2014, 10am – 2pm (click here for link)

Kids are free with an adult admission. (Adult discount coupon available online.)

The San Diego Air & Space Museum will host its 11th Annual Space Day celebration! Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

Attendees also have the chance to meet a real astronaut!

Local astronaut Woody Spring, whose ambitious spacewalks from the space shuttle helped prepare for the construction of the International Space Station, is planning to join us and share stories of his dynamic space career.

Tons of great activities including:

  • Touch a Meteorite
  • Build & Fly a Paper Rocket
  • Talk to Space Experts
  • Design Your own Space Patch
  • Coloring
  • Free Posters
  • Giveaways
  • Fun for All Ages!

Kids 17 and under are FREE with a paid adult admission. Discounts on general adult admission are available here.

Ripley’s: Believe It or Not! and simulators are an extra cost.

As an extra bonus, the Museum’s Space Galleries are open for viewing throughout the event, including a flown Apollo spacecraft, moon rocks, and space suits!

Invited Presenters include NASA, JPL, XCOR, SETI, Lockheed Martin, San Diego Astronomy Association, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, SPAWAR, Virgin Galactic, Aerospace Legacy Foundation, Sally Ride Science, Astronaut Teacher Alliance, Boeing, and many others.

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