Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 10 with hands-on activities, presentations, and representatives from NASA Ames Research Center and the The Space Station Museum. Learn about space travel past and present and NASA’s plans to send people to the Moon to stay, including how the technologies being developed for the Moon are paving the way for future robotic and human missions to Mars. Hear Dr. Liz Warren, Associate Program Scientist for the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, and Dr. Kimberly Ennico-Smith, Research Astrophysicist for NASA’s Ames Research Center discuss their current projects and the benefits of space exploration for life on Earth. Plus, launch rockets, make a constellation viewer, and collect a special Snoopy button to take home.
Come and celebrate Apollo 9 Day at The Space Station Museum with special guest Apollo 9 Astronaut Rusty Schweickart. This is the 50th Anniversary of his mission.
RSVP here so we can approximate attendance.
Exhibit open from January 27 to February 24 at The Space Station Museum
Visit Space Santa! -
December 15, 1-3pm(Bring your camera!)
Nighttime Telescope Viewing - December 15, Sunset - 9pm
Open for Holiday Shopping on these additional dates:
November 23, 12-4pm
December 21, 3-7pm
Closed - December 23, 24 and 25
Seating will be limited.
Please RSVP on Eventbrite here.
Door opens at 6:30pm for refreshments.
Film begins at 7pm.
Thanks to The Attic Room Ltd. and www.firstorbit.org for permission to screen the film.
More info on the film: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_orbit
Our schedule for the day:
12p - Event opens
12:30p - Pascal Lee presentation
1:20p - Pascal Lee book signing
1:30p - Mars' magnetic topology and MAVEN presentation
2:15p - SciArt Exchange presentation
2:30p - Pascal Lee presentation
3:20p - Pascal Lee book signing
4p - Exhibits close.
6p - Film screening with intro and Q&A
PLEASE NOTE: Due to overwhelming response and our limited capacity, WE REQUEST THAT YOU ATTEND ONLY ONE OF DR.LEE'S TWO IDENTICAL PRESENTATIONS at either 12:30pm or 2:30pm. Regardless of any Eventbrite registration, THERE IS NO RESERVED SEATING.
Reserve your FREE tickets at Eventbrite.Questions?
ONLY 50 SEATS AVAILABLE!
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“Skype with Astronaut Robert L. Gibson”
See event flyer here.
Admission is free, but space is limited!
To RSVP, please obtain a free ticket here:
We will have a SKYPE, LIVE from the ESA/ESTEC(European Space Agency/European Space Research and Technology
Centre) in the Netherlands with:
-Koen DeBeule, Aerospace design engineer
-Carl Walker, ESA Bulletin Editor.
Join us in celebrating the "MONTH OF THE FIRST WOMAN IN SPACE: VALENTINA TERESHKOVA - 80 years of Glorious Life." Cosmonaut, Scientist, Stateswoman, and Dignitary. (Born March 6, 1937.) PLEASE COME TO THE MUSEUM TO WRITE A BIRTHDAY MESSAGE for a memory book we are making to send her. We'll be doing this for the next few weeks. Last day to participate is April 8.
In addition to activities at The Space Station Museum, our volunteers participate through temporary exhibits in other events and locations: