Space Day Celebration 2009

Space Day Celebration 2009

Space Day Activities are Free to kids 11 and under with a paid adult admission. Click here to download a discount coupon for this event.

2009 Space Day Information:

  • Date: May 9th, 2009
  • Time: 10 am to 2 pm


The Day's Activities include:

  • Touch a Real Space Shuttle Tire, Flown in Space
  • Drive a Mars Rover
  • Build & Fly a Paper Rocket
  • Talk to Space Experts
  • Space Exploration Presentations
  • Design Your Own Space Patch
  • Look Through a Telescope
  • Launch a Bottle Rocket
  • Coloring
  • Free Posters
  • Giveaways
  • Fun for all Ages


On Saturday, May 9, 2009, the San Diego Air & Space Museum will host its 6th Annual Space Day celebration. Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

Invited Presenters include NASA, San Diego Space Society, Virgin Galactic, San Diego Astronomy Association, JPL, The Mars Society, Sally Ride Science, SETI, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, SPAWAR, Space Port Academy, OSSE (Organization to Support Space Exploration) and many others.

As an extra bonus, we?ll be offering a FREE screening of the new space documentaryOrphans of Apollo, followed by a Q+A session with the director, Michael Potter! For more information on the documentary, please go to:

Lunches will be available for purchase at the Museum.

The Museum's Space Galleries are open for viewing throughout the event, including a flown Apollo spacecraft, moon rocks and space suits.

Click here to download a discount coupon for this event.

Please join us as we celebrate space!

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