Leaving Earth: The Story of Space Flight

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Event Time: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Space shuttle launch
Event Description: 

Discover the story of America's human space flight!  You'll see memorabilia and interactive pieces that let you experience the science and technology required to reach new heights and other worlds.  From operating a working, robotic arm to models and designs of actual spaceships, you'll be able to experience the feel of exploring the universe right here from downtown Lafayette!  Open Tuesdays through Sundays; hours vary (see the Museum's web site).

Event Type: 
Educational
Exhibit
Hands-on Activities
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Apollo 50th Anniversaries,  Human Exploration and Operations,  Science,  Space Technology
Mission: 
Apollo 11,  Apollo Program,  Gemini Program ,  International Space Station,  Project Mercury ,  Space Shuttle
Event Location: 

Lafayette Science Museum

433 Jefferson Street
LafayetteLouisiana 70501
United States