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Space Day 2013


  • WHEN Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 10 a.m.
  • WHERE San Diego Air & Space Museum, 2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego
    Map | Website
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free - $23

On Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10:00am-2:00pm, the San Diego Air & Space Museum will host its 10th Annual Space Day celebration! Space Day will feature demonstrations, giveaways, and hands-on activities with local and national space experts.

Tons of great activities including:
*Meet an Astronaut! - Garrett Reisman has made two trips on Space Shuttles to the International Space Station, remaining there as a long duration crewmember. Garrett flew on Space Shuttles Endeavour, Discovery, and Atlantis during his astronaut career, and completed three successful “Space Walks” or EVAs.
* Build & Fly A Paper Rocket
* Talk to Space Experts
* Design Your Own Space Patch
* Look Through A Telescope
* Touch A Meteorite
* Giveaways
* Fun for All Ages!

Kids 17 and under are FREE with a paid adult admission. Visit the event website for a coupon for $3 off of general adult admission on May 11, 2013.

As an extra bonus, the Museum's Space Galleries are open for viewing throughout the event, including a flown Apollo spacecraft, moon rocks, and space suits!

Invited presenters include NASA, JPL, SETI, San Diego Astronomy Association, UCSD EarthKAM, The Planetary Society, SPAWAR, Virgin Galactic, Aerospace Legacy Foundation, Sally Ride Science, Astronaut Teacher Alliance, and many others.

San Diego Air & Space Museum: 2001 Pan American Plz, San Diego, CA 92101. Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Official portrait image of NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman...

Above: Official portrait image of NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman, 21 November 2007. Courtesy of NASA


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