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Space Celebration Logo featuring an astronaut holding a flag, with the dates July 30 - Aug 7.
Space Celebration
July 30 - Aug. 7, 2022

Don't miss eight days of space -related, hands-on activities for the entire family!

See the complete schedule of activities below.
Check back often as event details are subject to change. 

 

Date header, Saturday, July 30

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Your favorite characters from the Big Screen come to life as the 501st Legion in Star Wars-themed costumes will be in the museum! 

Date Header, July 31

TBD

 

Date Header, August 1

1 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Special Presentation Titan IVB by Elena Oberg

 

Date header, Tuesday, August 2

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Open Aircraft

 

Date header: Wednesday, Aug 3

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Open Aircraft

 

Date Header: Thursday, Aug 4

Space Ice Cream

 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Space-Themed Face Painting

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Open Aircraft

 

Date Header: Friday, August 5

Space Ice Cream

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Catch a falling star with the Star Catcher Game

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Space-Themed Face Painting

6 - 10 p.m. Space Celebration After Dark, 21+ Event
Visit the Air Force Museum Foundation Website for ticket information

 

Date Header, Saturday August 6

Space Ice Cream

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Space-Themed Face Painting

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bounce, Jump and Reach for the Stars on the Stargaze Bounce House

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Catch a falling star with the Star Catcher Game

Wright Stuff Rocketeers Rocket Launch - Time TBD

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jeopardy-Style Quiz "The Challenges of Space"

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. "Shoot for the Moon" Ping Pong Ball Shootout

Lunar Rover Vehicle Display by the Armstrong Air and Space Museum - Time TBD
Special Presentation: "Apollo 15 and the Lunar Rover: Exploration at its Greatest" 

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Your favorite characters from the Big Screen come to life as the 501st Legion in Star Wars-themed costumes will be in the museum! 

Miami Valley Astronomical Society: Night Time Event
Star-gazing to view planets, stars, galaxies, the moon and more
(event details subject to change based on weather)

 

Date Header: Sunday, August 7

Space ice Cream

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bounce, Jump and Reach for the Stars in the Stargaze Bounce House

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Catch a falling star with the Star Catcher Game

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Jeopardy-Style Quiz "The Challenges of Space"

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. "Shoot for the Moon" Ping Pong Ball Shootout

Lunar Rover Vehicle Display by the Armstrong Air and Space Museum - Time TBD
Special Presentation: "Apollo 15 and the Lunar Rover: Exploration at its Greatest" 

 


Some materials for the program are being provided through the generosity of the
Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc.

 

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