May 25th, 2011
May 28, 2011 – Celebrate Space Day at the San Diego Air & Space Museum with Free Admission for Kids
Kick off Memorial Day Weekend at the San Diego Air & Space Museum with free admission for the kids!
Saturday, May 28, 2011 is Space Day at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. To celebrate, the Museum is offering free admission for kids 17 years of age and under with paid adult admission.
Now in its 8th year, the Museum’s Space Day Celebration will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts. Astronaut Woody Spring will be on hand at the Museum from 10:30 am to 11:30 am to share stories of his dynamic space career.
Some of the activities planned for Space Day are:
- Drive a Mars Rover
- Build & Fly a Paper Rocket
- Talk to Space Experts
- Design Your own Space Patch
- Free Posters
- Fun for All Ages!
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!
Invited Presenters include NASA, San Diego Space Society, JPL, The Mars Society, SETI, San Diego Astronomy Association, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, SPAWAR, Virgin Galactic, Aerospace Legacy Foundation, Sally Ride Science, Astronaut Teacher Alliance and many others.
The 2011 Space Day Celebration takes place on Saturday, May 28th 2011 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the San Diego Air & Space Museum located in Balboa Park at 2001 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101.
Free admission to the San Diego Air & Space Museum on Space Day is offered to guests 17 years of age and under with paid adult admission. Adults attending Space Day can take advantage of a special discount coupon for $3.00 off the regular adult admission price. Click on this link to take advantage of the discount coupon; and check out the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s 2011 Space Day webpage for more information about the 2011 Space Day event.
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