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Discovery Saturday – FREE Apollo Celebration Day!
July 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FREE Apollo Celebration Day!
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing at this fun-filled day of hands-on activities. Learn about the Apollo missions and the history of space travel in the Farish planetarium. Rocket launches by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, larger-than-life sized hero puppets with Squallis Puppeteers. Take a ride on the SPINtron from Newton’s Attic and create your own moon alien in the Maker Space.
Also included with FREE admission…
Marksbury Discovery Exhibit | Catching the Wind: the Nature + Science of Flight
Art Exhibitions | Rules & Play 2019 in the Kinkead Gallery; Roy Livingston’s X-Ray Visions: Robots 3D in the Glo Gallery; LASC Summer Arts Camp Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery
Moosnick Maker’s Space | Alien Invasion: If the first Apollo astronauts had found life on the moon, what would it have looked like? Use your imagination and a collection of found objects to create your own aliens to take home.
Farish Planetarium | 11:00 AM: Earth, Moon, Sun; 12:15 PM + 1:15 PM: We Choose Space!
Squallis Puppeteer’s Presentation: Art & Science Heroes | 10:00 AM – Noon
Squallis Puppeteers teamed up with campers in June to create larger-than-life Heroes of Science & Art using repurposed and recycled materials. See these amazing puppets come to life and have all your puppeteering questions answered.
Astro-Fun | 10:30 AM – Noon
Explore the different challenges astronauts face when living in the International Space Station. Observe real life astronauts while navigating through the NASA website and astro-cams. Then prepare your own astronaut snack by hydrating and dehydrating different foods. Finally, craft your own astronaut space gear and you’ll be ready to launch into outer space!