Apollo 13 – Celebrating NASA’s Finest Hour
April 15, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate NASA’s “Finest Hour”
- Virtual appearance by Apollo 13 astronaut, Fred Haise!
- Virtual presentation on Space Mission Patches
- Presentation on how the explosion happened
Interesting speakers and activities for the whole family!
What To Expect
11:00 – 4:00: Family Activities
- Scavenger hunt and a prize for the kiddos
- Get a selfie in our Astronaut Selfie Station
- Build a straw rocket and see how far it can go
- Try your hand at operating at operating a Space Station robotic arm simulator
- Experience how astronauts in space suits keep their cool
- Raffles for signed books by Fred Haise and Sy Leibergot
11:30: Presentation – Solving the Puzzle of the Apollo 13 Explosion
1:00: Presentation – Adventures with Space Missions Patches
- Logan Jaeren of SXPatches.com – via Zoom
- Stories about how Mission Patches come to be
2:30: Overview of Apollo 13 mission and Fred Haise’s career.
3:00: Special Guest Speaker Apollo 13 astronaut, Fred Haise via Zoom!!!
- Q and A with Fred Haise
- See more info about Fred at FredHaise.space
Visit a 1/2 scale Apollo Lunar Module replica onsite!
~ Museum tours all day ~
(See map below / download map)
Members are always free.
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