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Join us on April 7, 2018, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. for a space festival with exciting activites, and the opportunity to see what rocket science is all about!

Students of all ages are invited to Columbia Memorial Space Center to learn about space, to participate in engineering design challenges, and to talk to young rocket engineers from Virgin Galactic, The SpaceShipCompany and other local space and tech companies. High school students will be able to meet rocket scientists, and learn about the variety of paths to industry and learn about propulsion, composite design, and more!

Yuri’s Night Kids extends the celebration of humanities venture into space to include our future astronauts and engineers, and gives them the chance to explore what it means to work in the space industry.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Please register below!

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SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018 10:00AM TO 4:00PM

Columbia Memorial Space Center

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12400 Columbia Way, Downey, CA 90242

Activities (Ages are just suggestions, all ages welcome)

  • Straw Rockets (3-5 yrs)

  • Water bottle rockets (6-9 yrs)

  • Estes Rockets (10+ yrs) - 5$ to purchase your rocket engine to light and launch with us that day!

  • Robotics Lab (middle schoolers)

  • Cardboard City

  • Re-entry Vehicle Design (aka egg drop)

  • ‘Spudnik’ (potato powered satellite building!)

  • Challenger Center (limited seats)

Booths

  • Materials Engineering (metals and composites)

  • Electrical Engineering (GNC, Controls, Computer engineering)

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • 1st Robotics team I^4

  • JPL

  • Entrepreneurship and STEM

  • Manufacturing (welding, machinists, assembly, etc)

  • Straw Rockets (3-5 yrs)

  • Water bottle rockets (6-9 yrs)

  • Estes Rockets (10+ yrs) - $5 to purchase your rocket engine to light and launch with us that day!

  • Robotics Lab (middle schoolers)

  • Cardboard City

  • Re-entry Vehicle Design (aka egg drop)

  • ‘Spudnik’ (potato powered satellite building!)

  • Challenger Center (limited seats)

Map to the Beautiful Columbia Memorial Space Center

(Between Downtown LA and Anaheim on 1-5)

 

We hope to see you there!!!

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