Ready for Lift Off?
Launch into an exploration of the science behind flight! Learn the ins and outs of how and why things fly. A cool multimedia show in the planetarium, programs, and activities will spark your imagination . . . and teach you a thing or two, too!
- Discover the physics of flight.
- Test flight dynamics.
- See real scientific test models from NASA.
Located on the Lower Level.
Play an Online Game
Welcome to Flight School! In this online game, learn about the forces of flight using a model FPG-9 glider. Note: this game requires a Flash player and is available on desktop only.
Flight Adventures in the Planetarium
Stop by the SpaceQuest® Planetarium for a one-of-a-kind multimedia show. Discover the science of flight through birds, kites, planes, and more. Learn how NASA is finding new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators—like you! Ideal for 8+.
Based upon work supported by NASA under award Number NNX10AK16G Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.