Be the Astronaut Exhibit Opening
Saturday, January 25th
Prepare for lift off and discover what space travel is all about when the Be the Astronaut exhibit opens Saturday, January 25th in the Exploratory
Experience the wonders of space and plan a space mission, learn about the technology and math skills required to be an astronaut and fly spaceships, pilot landers and drive rovers in this exciting exhibit.
Produced by Eureka Exhibits and designed by NASA engineers, the exhibit aims to put students in the pilot’s seat of a spaceship while providing a birds-eye view of real astronaut pretraining with the use of touch screen stations, artifacts and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules.
During this exhibit, visitors will be invited to interact with:
Navigation Interactive Stations- where visitors can engage in mission planning as well as learn about orbits and Newton’s laws, gravity, etc.
Science Interactive Stations– where visitors can explore the equipment and technology needed to accomplish space travel missions and learn about rockets, space suits and space craft.
Flying Capsules- a dramatic big screen experience with pilot and co-pilot adjustable seating and controls. Visitors can launch rockets and land rovers depending on their given mission requirements.
Saturday, January 25 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301