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JFK 100 – Space Exploration Discovery Day: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

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Add to Calendar 2017-05-28 12:00:00 2017-05-28 16:00:00 America/New_York JFK 100 – Space Exploration Discovery Day: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow To commemorate JFK’s challenge to the nation of landing a man on the moon, the Kennedy Library is hosting an afternoon of activities and guest speakers for kids, families, and adults focused on Space. Featured presentations by a NASA astronaut and NASA spacesuit engineer will highlight space exploration and equipment, including what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Columbia Point Boston, MA https://jfkcentennial.org/events/jfk_100_nasa John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Columbia Point Boston, MA

To commemorate JFK’s challenge to the nation of landing a man on the Moon, the Kennedy Library is hosting an afternoon of activities and guest speakers for kids, families, and adults. Featured presentations by Christopher Cassidy, Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office and NASA Spacesuit Engineer Su Curley will highlight space exploration and equipment, including what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station. Hands-on activities will be available before and after the speaking program for visitors of all ages. This program is presented as part of the JFK Centennial Celebration.

Space Forums:

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  NASA Spacesuit Engineer Su Curley

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  NASA Astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office

Hands-On Activities:

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Build and Launch Your Own Rocket!
  • Make-and-Take Space Activities
  • JFK Challenge Kids’ App
  • Space Geography Jeopardy
  • Race for Space Discovery Cart featuring the Freedom 7 spacecraft

JFK 100 – Space Exploration Discovery Day is free and open to the public. Learn more and register for this event.

 

View the full lineup for the JFK100 Centennial Celebration Weekend.

JFK 100 – Space Exploration Discovery Day is generously supported by OMEGA and the Martin Richard Foundation.