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Model Rocketry Day

Model Rocketry Day

Time: Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Event Type: Special Event

Location: Charles Simonyi Space Gallery

The countdown has begun for a day of special exhibits, lectures and live launches celebrating model rocketry.

The Museum of Flight, with the assistance of volunteers from the National Association of Rocketry, will present exhibitions of historic and current rocket designs, presentations by leaders in the field of model rocketry including Vern Estes, founder of Estes Industries, and live rocket launches next to the Museum's Airpark.

Want to join in the fun? Get a $5 ticket to the event which includes a model rocket for a parent/child team to build and launch. General admission is still required for Museum entry- purchase GA Tickets online or at the Admissions Desk on the day of the program.

Schedule for rocket building groups:

10:15am Group 1 Build

12:00-12:45pm Launch in gravel lot of AHS

 

11:15am  Group 2 Build

12:45-1:30pm Launch in gravel lot of AHS

 

2pm - William M. Allen Theater - A Conversation with Vern and Gleda Estes; The founders of the world's largest and most successful model rocket company will talk about the early days of model rocketry.


Participant tickets available now. Space is limited.