Space Day is Saturday (May 5)
April 30, 2012
Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Blast off during the Lockheed Martin Space Day at the Dayton Challenger Learning Center this Saturday, May 5!
The free, family fun day begins with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. Enjoy hands-on STEM aerospace/space science activities including mini missions to Mars in the Challenger Center’s space simulator, an indoor planetarium, rocket building and robotics demonstrations. The NASA Aerobus, a traveling theater that shows space-related documentaries, will be on hand.
The day will be dedicated to the memory of Challenger astronaut Ron McNair; his wife, Cheryl, will be honored as a special guest, along with Ray Lugo, director of the NASA Glenn Research Center.
The Challenger Center is located adjacent to Kiser PreK-8 School, 1401 Leo St. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Organizations participating in Space Day include the National Museum of the United States Air Force, National Aviation Hall of Fame, Flight Camp, Miami Valley Astronomical Society, Columbus Model Rocketry School, University of Cincinnati Robotics, Ohio Youth Robotics, WPAFB Educational Outreach, Dayton Metro Library, The Kroc Center, WACO and the National Parks Service.
For additional information contact Marijane Recob with the Dayton Challenger Learning Center at (937) 542-6143.
Mon, 27 May 2013
Memorial Day (District closed)