• Celebration of Human Space Flight

Celebration of Human Space Flight

The Museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first human in space and the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight with a day of space-themed activities.

  • Tour the Museum's Space: Exploring the New Frontier exhibit.
  • Explore our International Space Station Destiny Laboratory Mock-up and hear stories about the ISS.
  • "15-minute Universe" lectures
  • Film Screening: "First Orbit" | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m., William M. Allen Theater

The Museum will host a screening of the new film "First Orbit" a new film shot entirely in space to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's pioneering first orbit of the Earth. The screening is part of the special global premiere of the film.