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.