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5 things you'll learn at this weekend's Family Day

NASA Astronaut Bruce McCandless became the first person to make an untethered spacewalk during STS-41-B in 1984. (NASA photo)

1) Astronauts go on spacewalks for many reasons, such as science experiments, testing equipment and repairing satellites or spacecraft. One demonstration during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 will explain how astronauts train for spacewalks. (NASA photo) [Note: To move to the next image, use the arrows above the photo]

Astronauts like Clay Anderson can float through the space station. (NASA photo)

2) Why do astronauts float in orbit? Find answers to this and more questions about living in space as you visit stations throughout the museum. (NASA photo) [Note: To move to the next image, use the arrows above the photo]

DAYTON, Ohio (05/2013) -- Participants enjoyed a number of hands-on activities during Space Fest on May 4 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Garry Guthrie)

3) Learn more about the sport of model rocketry and check out a variety of model rockets and high power rockets during your visit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Garry Guthrie) [Note: To move to the next image, use the arrows above the photo]

Smoke and flames signal the opening of a historic journey as the Saturn V clears the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969. (NASA photo)

4) Learn about the mighty moon rocket and make your own Saturn V paper rocket and launch it inside our second hangar! (NASA photo) [Note: To move to the next image, use the arrows above the photo]

"Smiley" image of galaxy cluster and gravitational lensing (an Einstein ring). (Wikipedia photo)

5) Confused by the idea of curved time and space and what an orbit really is? See a demonstration that makes it easy to understand! (Wikipedia photo)

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