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Shalene
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posted 04-13-2010 04:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Shalene     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Saturday, May 8th 2010, 10am-2pm
The San Diego Air & Space Museum will host its 7th Annual Space Day celebration! Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

Invited presenters include: NASA, Lockheed Martin, Deep Space Network, JPL, San Diego Space Society, SETI, San Diego Astronomy Association, Virgin Galactic, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society and many others.

Local astronaut Jim Newman, whose ambitious spacewalks from the space shuttle helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope, is planning to join us to share stories of his dynamic space career.

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.

Activities include:

  • Drive a Mars Rover
  • Build & Fly a Paper Rocket
  • Talk to Space Experts
  • Design Your own Space Patch
  • Look Through a Telescope
  • Free Posters
  • Giveaways
Admission - Up to 4 kids 17 and under free with a paid adult admission (does not include special exhibitions)

Sign-up information for the adult admission discount coupon can be found here.

Shalene
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posted 05-03-2010 12:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Shalene     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Some more details about our Space Day event can be found in this story.

FFrench
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posted 05-13-2010 06:08 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for FFrench     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you to everyone who came out for this Space Day event. Jim Newman gave a great talk and signed for over an hour. More photos can be found on the museum’s blog and Flickr pages.

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posted 05-17-2010 01:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bernasconi   Click Here to Email Bernasconi     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Check out the SDASM Insider blog for a few video highlights of Jim Newman's presentation during the Space Day celebration.

FFrench
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posted 07-13-2010 03:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for FFrench     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
An interview with Jim Newman from the event that ran in yesterday's newspaper.

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