Space Day

Space Day

April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater
2579 S Loop 289 #250
Lubbock, TX 79423
James Nesmith
Space Day @ Science Spectrum & OMNI Theater | Lubbock | Texas | United States

The public is invited to participate in exciting, free, hands-on space science activities in celebration of Space Day. Space Day activities will be located in the lobby of the Science Spectrum and will include activities not only about space, but also science, math, engineering and technology.

Space Day celebrates the extraordinary achievements, benefits and opportunities of space exploration and promotes STEM education by nurturing people’s enthusiasm for the wonders of the universe and inspiring them to continue the stellar work of today’s space explorers.

Those visiting the Science Spectrum will be able to participate in various hands-on activities, see live space demonstrations, attend SpaceBubble planetarium shows and learn how astronauts live, work and eat in space.

Space Day 2017 will feature special guest speaker Arthur Puccetti, retired NASA Mission Control Director for 10 unmanned missions and the Apollo 8, 10 and 12 manned missions as well as a mission manager for 14 Space Shuttle missions. Mr. Puccetti is a retired aerospace engineer with over 40 years of private corporate and NASA experience. Mr. Puccetti will give a free 45-minute presentation with Q&A from his experiences working at NASA in the OMNI Theater at noon.