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All About Space

Date:
 Saturday, Sep 29, 2018
Time:
 10 am-3 pm
Location:
 Museum-wide
Suggested Audience:
 8+ and families

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Calling all young astronauts! Spacesuit-up and step into the International Space Station!

  • Explore telescopes with the Indiana Astronomical Society.
  • Join Lilly scientists to learn how lyophilization in microgravity (Eli Lilly-Lyophilization) examines freeze-drying processes in the microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station. 
  • Try your hand at creating a robot as you learn about the importance of robots in space exploration.
  • Head to SciencePort between 2–4 p.m. for Astronaut Bootcamp to try out experiments that astronauts do aboard the ISS.
  • Experience the story of the Liberty Bell 7 in the immersive domed theater show Flight of the Liberty Bell 7.

Bring your best moonwalk! 

Beyond Spaceship Earth is made possible by lead gifts from Lilly Endowment Inc., Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, The Heritage Group, Patricia Schaefer, and a NASA grant, with major support provided by R.B. Annis Educational Foundation, Church Brothers Collision Repair, The Dorsey Foundation, and Susan and Steve Haines.
The material contained in Beyond Spaceship Earth: International Space Station is based upon work supported by NASA under award Number NNX14AD06A. 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. The Liberty Bell 7 space capsule is on loan from Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas.

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