Intrepid is kicking of its 2nd annual SpaceFest Thursday.
SpaceFest is free with museum admission.
in space, science and technology, astronauts, and robotics? Join us for
the Intrepid Museum’s 2nd annual SpaceFest, July 25-28, a 4-day
celebration of space, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), and
innovation. Participate in interactive displays from NASA and our other
partners, astronaut appearances, an astronomy night, a free screening
of Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) on the Flight Deck, and more.
And of course check out the recently reopened Space Shuttle Pavilion,
Current and former astronauts Ellen S.
Baker, Charles J. Camarda, Lee M.E. Morin, Jeffrey Hoffman, and Mario
Runco, Jr., along with aerospace technician Tim Keyser, are scheduled to
be on hand, signing autographs and giving presentations. Meanwhile,
Pier 86 will come alive with robotics demonstrations, educational
presentations, the unveiling of LEGO Space Shuttle Enterprise, an
inflatable climbing wall, and, on Sunday, Star Wars characters will be
on hand for photo opportunities.
All activities taking place on
Pier 86 are free to the public, while programs and activities inside the
Museum and the Space Shuttle Pavilion require purchasing Museum
admission. The Intrepid Museum will have extended hours throughout
SpaceFest, open 10:00am to 6:00pm from July 25 to 28.
have an active presence at SpaceFest, and its exhibit, Innovate –
Explore – Discover – Inspire, will highlight NASA's missions to
understand and protect Planet Earth, conduct research on the
International Space Station, extend human reach into deep space, and to
explore our solar system and beyond. Check the website for more
information about the activities taking place during SpaceFest 2013!