Apollo 11 Celebration

Join us for a day of programs in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! From rocket demonstrations to gravity experiments, explore the science of space exploration. Discover how different materials would react in space, construct your own mini rockets, learn about orbiting objects, build a shock-absorbing spacecraft, and even discover first-hand how craters are created on the Moon!

Time Program Location
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Apollo Redux Exhibition Kids Place
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Original Apollo 11 TV Broadcast Planetarium
10:30 a.m. Science Theater: Rockets Science Theater
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Random Acts of Science: Hands-On Astronomy Hall of the Universe
11:30 a.m. Hands-On Lab: Rockets Do Lab
12:30 p.m. Model Rocket Launch Outside Education Lobby*
1:30 p.m. Science Theater: Rockets Science Theater
2:00 p.m. Model Rocket Launch Outside Education Lobby*
2:30 p.m. Hands-On Lab: Gravity Do Lab

*weather permitting; schedule subject to change

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