The fourth annual Space & Science Festival!is July 23-26, 2015. Hear astronaut’s stories about flying into space, experience the movement of satellites in real time, and glimpse into the future of space exploration, and see one of the most iconic films about space travel, Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
Here’s part of what’s on tap, to educate and enchant anybody who has ever looked up at the sky and wondered:
Free Summer Movie Series: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Meet the Pilot: Former NASA astronaut Pamela Melroy
Space Panorama, a performance by Andrew Dawson
A presentation by Alan Stern, principal investigator for the New Horizons mission to Pluto
Check out the exhibition HUBBLE@25 in the Space Shuttle Pavilion!
Throughout the festival, enjoy displays and activities by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Final Frontier Design, FIRST Robotics and our other partners, as well as special Tour Guide Talks and demos from the Museum’s stellar team of educators.
photo of NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin courtesy Intrepid Museum