Space Day

Space Day 2018

 

More information coming soon! In the meantime, take a look at our Space Day 2017 activities.

 

Space Day 2017

NASA CTSGC sponsored Space Day events at several locations for Space Day 2017. Several of our affiliates created fun, space-related experiences for Space Day. Below are examples of the activities available for Space Day 2017:

 

 

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