Astronaut Remembrance Weekend
Time: Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Type: Special Event
Location: Charles Simonyi Space Gallery
Astronaut Remembrance displays - 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
Astronaut Remembrance docent talks - 11 am, 1:30 pm Saturday, 1:30 pm Sunday
For two days, the Museum honors the fallen astronauts of Apollo 1, and space shuttles STS-51-L Challenger and STS-107 Columbia with special exhibits and docent presentations. These include an exhibit of artifacts from astronaut Willie McCool, STS-107 pilot, biographies of the astronauts who lost their lives in the line of duty, and docent presentations on the history of these events.
This program is free for members, and is free with daily admission to the Museum of Flight.