Kids Free for Space Day
This Saturday the Museum will host our 7th Annual Space Day celebration! Museum Members and kids 17 and under, with a paid adult admission, receive free admission to the event.
As a Space Day special guest, local astronaut Jim Newman, whose ambitious spacewalks from the space shuttle helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope, is planning to join us and share stories of his dynamic space career.
Space Day will also feature hands-on activities such as driving a Mars Rover, building and flying paper rockets, looking through a telescope, exploring a lunar landscape diorama and much more. Additionally, national and local space experts will also be in attendance. Invited presenters include: NASA, Lockheed Martin, JPL, San Diego Space Society, SETI, San Diego Astronomy Association, Virgin Galactic, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, InterPlanetary Ventures, The Astronaut Teacher Alliance, Team Synergy Moon and many others.
2010 Space Day Information:
Location - San Diego Air & Space Museum's Pavilion of Flight
Date - Saturday, May 8th, 2010
Time - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Admission - Up to four kids 17 and under free with a paid adult admission
(does not include special exhibitions)
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!