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Aerospacefest 2015

SATURDAY, JUNE 13th
10:30 AM - 4 PM

Come celebrate all things aviation & space at this great festival for individuals and families!

Fun Activities!
Drive a robot with FIRST Robotics
Be an engineer or a mathematician at Raytheon's Math Moves U and Engineering Stations
Learn all about our wild weather from Mount Washington Observatory and the Plymouth State University's Meteorology Team
Learn all about telescopes from our friends in the NH Astronomical Society
Explore nature at the Squam Lakes Science Center Discovery Station
Try your hand at flying with the NH Aviation Bureau's Flight Simulator
Make geometric bubbles, watch as we create nanotubes from balloons, get your face painted with aviation and space themes - or as wild animals

Cool Presentations!
Noon: CATSAT Team (UNH) - Building a Satellite, Launching Careers
1PM: Squam Lakes Science Center - Nature's Cool Flying Machines - Raptors
2PM: NASA Astronaut Rick Linnehan, DVM
*Alex Higgins Memorial Space Camp Awards
*Keynote Presentation: Living & Working in Spacee

Planetarium Shows All Day
11 AM: Magic Tree House Space Mission
12 PM: Space Junk - PREMIERE of this brand new show
1 PM: Sunstruck
2 PM: Space Junk
3 PM: Sunstruck

New Exhibits!
Roll, Drop, Bounce: The Science of Motion
NH Kids Statewide Aviation Art Contest Winners
CATSAT: NH's Own Satellite and the Careers It Launched
SunWorks - United Nations-NASA joint international art contest
Thanks to New Hampshire Space Grant Consortium and Associated Grocers of New England

All-Inclusive Cost for Aerospacefest Admission:
$15 adults, $13/students; seniors, $10/children ages 3 - 12; FREE for MEMBERS and children 0-2 years old
*Sorry, no passes (library, ASTC, etc.) accepted for Aerospacefest admission

Rick Linnehan

Keynote Speaker: NASA Astronaut Rick Linnehan (tentative)

Space Junk New Planetarium Show - SPACE JUNK!
Space Junk New CATSAT exhibit and special presentation from CATSAT's Original Team
   
Bureau Space Junk
Space Junk Space Junk
Space Junk Space Junk
Space Junk Squam Lakes

More details coming soon!

How can you get involved? Contact Sherie Moore at smoore@starhop.com for volunteer opportunities.

For additional sponsorship opportunites please contact Jeanne Gerulskis at jgerulskis@starhop.com

Aerospacefest

Lee Morin - Aerospacefest 2011 Outdoor activity table - Aerospacefest 2013
Enjoying Aerospacefest 2013 Alex Higgins Memorial Space Camp Scholarship winners 2013

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2 Institute Drive
Concord, NH 03301
603.271.7827
603.271.7832 (fax)

Public Hours:

Spring Vacation
April 18-May 3, 2015
Open every day from
10:30 AM - 4 PM

Summer Vacation
June 20 - Aug 31, 2015
Open Every Day
10:30 - 4 PM
(Closed July 4th)

Non-Vacation Weeks
Fri, Sat, Sun:
10:30 AM - 4 PM

1st Friday of the month: 6:30 - 9 PM


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