This month we celebrate Space Day - an internationally recognized educational event. Local science and astronomy clubs will share their telescopes with the public; viewing opportunities include solar activity and the night sky. Families can attend planetarium shows and other educational activities.

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Great Gallery

Project Apollo – Not Because It’s Easy

Join us for a special presentation for a look back at the technological challenge of getting to the moon and how it reflects on current space efforts. Presented by NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador and Challenger Learning Center Coordinator Tony Gondola.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Simonyi Space Gallery

On the first Thursday of each month, the Museum stays open late – and admission is free. Enjoy the Museum's Great Gallery, Personal Courage Wing, new Aviation Pavilion and more from 5 to 9 PM, courtesy of Wells Fargo.