Space Day

The next state-wide Space Day is April 1st, 2017!

Space Day 2017

This year there will be NASA CTSGC sponsored Space Day events at the CT Science Center, the Discovery Museum, and the New England Air Museum.  Plan to spend a day full of space-related experiences!

 

 

CT Science Center

The CT Science Center will be hosting a variety of activities for general admission prices from 10 AM to 5 PM, including but not limited to:

    • Tasting astronaut ice cream
    • Space-themed Live Science exhibits
    • Space Story Time in the Exploring Space Gallery
    • Showings of the 3D movie Journey to Space in the Maximillian E. & Marion O. HOffman Foundation Science Theater
 

Discovery Museum

The Discovery Museum will be hosting free events for the public from 10 AM to 4 PM, including but not limited to:

    • Rocket launches
    • Make-&-Takes for kids with University of Bridgeport School of Engineering students
    • Screenings of Science Breakthroughs: ExoplanetsDestination Jupiter and Curious Minds: Space
    • Space mission simulations
    • Planetarium shows
    • Solar System and Exoplanet tours

New England Air Museum

The New England Air Museum will be hosting a variety of activities and special guests to meet for regular admission prices from 10 AM to 4 PM, including but not limited to:

    • Lectures from astronaut Rick Mastracchio
    • Meet and Greet with life-size intergalactic characters and droids
    • Build and launch straw rockets
    • View planetarium shows
    • Fly the Space Shuttle at the Virtual Flight Center