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First Man Opening Weekend Activities
October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018
October 13 & 14, 2018
Astronomers will be out front of the museum with their solar telescopes allowing guests a firsthand view the sun!
Moon Craters, Moon Rockets & Phases of the Moon
Presentations – Keller Science Theater
Saturday & Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Make your own craters as you discover why the Moon has so many craters and Earth has only a few.
Design and create your own rocket then launch it and shoot for the Moon!
Phases of the Moon
Learn about these phases of the Moon and why we cannot always see it.
Back to the Moon and on to Mars: History and Future of Lunar Exploration
Presented by Armando Rodrigues, NASA solar system ambassador – Keller Science Theater
Saturday & Sunday 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Mission Onboard NASA Sofia : Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Astronomers Association
Presented by Hellen Tavora, South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association – Keller Science Theater
Saturday & Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This presentation is about Hellen’s experience during her mission on the NASA Sofia Aircraft, an aircraft with a unique large infared telescope inside.