9th Annual Space Day Celebration

Meet This Astronaut!

2012 Space Day Celebration

Saturday, May 12th 2012, 10AM - 2PM

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is hosting its 9th Annual Space Day celebration! Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

Attendees also have the chance to meet a real astronaut! 

Local astronaut Woody Spring, whose ambitious spacewalks from the space shuttle helped prepare for the construction of the International Space Station, is planning to join us and share stories of his dynamic space career.

Enjoy tons of great activities including:

  • Drive a Mars Rover
  • Build & Fly a Paper Rocket
  • Talk to Space Experts
  • Design Your own Space Patch
  • Coloring
  • Free Posters
  • Giveaways
  • Fun for All Ages!

Kids 17 and under are FREE with a paid adult admission.

To sign up for the adult admission discount coupon, click here.

As an extra bonus, the Museum's Space Galleries are open for viewing throughout the event, including a flown Apollo spacecraft, moon rocks, and space suits!

Invited Presenters include NASA, San Diego Space Society, JPL, The Mars Society, SETI, San Diego Astronomy Association, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, SPAWAR, Virgin Galactic, Aerospace Legacy Foundation, Sally Ride Science, Astronaut Teacher Alliance and many others.

Video from our Space Day Celebration:

 

 

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