Space Day

Space Day 2018

NASA CTSGC sponsored Space Day events at several locations for Space Day 2018. Several of our affiliates created fun, space-related experiences for Space Day. Below are examples of the activities held for Space Day 2018:



CT Science Center

The CT Science Center held a variety of activities, including the opportunity to try astronaut ice cream, see a NASA spacesuit, and visit robots.


Discovery Museum

The Discovery Museum held several events, including but not limited to:

    • Building stomp rockets
    • Packing a space telescope
    • Exhibits on craters

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 Capt. Michael Foreman
    • Meteorite Exhibit
    • Virtual Space Shuttle Flight
    • Exhibit on Planets

Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University sponsored a lecture for speaker Dr. Ewin van Dishoeck.

Easter Connecticut State University

Eastern Connecticut State University sponsored a Planetarium star show called ‘The Big Bang’ at the Wickware Planetarium.