Astronaut jay c. buckey, jr., m.d., getting prepped for space

Astronaut jay c. buckey, jr., m.d., getting prepped for space

A full day of science and engineering fun, where you can:

 our newest planetarium show premieres at aerospacefest!

our newest planetarium show premieres at aerospacefest!

  • Meet Astronaut Jay Buckey. M.D. – Payload Specialist for STS-90, NASA's Neurolab Mission
  • Experiment at Raytheon’s Engineering stations
  • Go on a Mission to Mars with the Project Management Group – NH Chapter
  • Enjoy planetarium shows, including the premiere of our newest show, From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA
  • See sunspots and solar flares with the NH Astronomical Society and their telescopes
  • Experience wild weather with Plymouth State University’s Meteorology Team and Mount Washington Observatory
  • Play catch with robots from Concord High School Robotics Club: Morpheus FRC 5813
  • Explore nature at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center’s discovery station
  • Launch off with Mad Science in Up, Up, and Away
  • Touch a meteorite with local meteorite expert Bob Veilleux
  • Play with light and fiber optics with Physical Sciences Inc. 
  • Engage with engineers from Southern NH University's new College of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics
  • Cheer on the 2018 Alex Higgins Memorial Space Camp Scholarship Winners
 The Weather Guys

The Weather Guys

All for one inclusive festival admission price: $15 for adults, $13 for students & seniors, $10 for children ages 3-12. FREE for members – Join now! And free for children ages 0-2.
Sorry, no passes (library, ASTC, PEP, etc.) allowed for AerospaceFest admission

Our heartfelt thanks to these generous supporters:

Space Camp Scholarship Sponsor – New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Platinum Sponsor – NH Space Grant Consortium
Gold Sponsor – Physical Sciences, Inc.

 

Schedule at a Glance:

10:30 AM:          Doors open; STEM stations available around the Museum

11:00 AM:          Wildest Weather in the Solar System Planetarium Show

12:00 PM:          From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA Planetarium Show

       Up, Up, and Away! Mad Science Show

1:00 PM:            Tonight's Sky Planetarium Show

       Live From the Rockpile" Virtual session with Mount Washington Observatory

1:45 PM:            Presentation of Alex Higgins Space Camp Scholarship Awards

2:00 PM:          Keynote Presentation by Dr. Jay C. Buckey

3:00 PM:          From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA Planetarium Show

4:00 PM:         End of Event