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6th Annual Space Day Celebration (Updated)

April 8, 2009

Update: Space Day activities are now free for kids 11 and under with a paid adult admission. Download the $3 discount adult admission coupon here.

On Saturday, May 9, 2009, from 10 am to 2 pm, 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, SDAA (San Diego Astronomy Association), DSN (Deep Space Network), JPL, The Mars Society, SETI, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, and many others.

The Day’s Activities include:

  • 6th Annual Space Day 2009

    6th Annual Space Day 2009

    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

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

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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