What would it be like to be an astronaut? Here's your chance to find out!
How does weightlessness feel? Strap into climbing gear and experience this 21-foot 'zero' gravity climbing wall! 'Astronauts-in-training' will ascend the module to complete a simple task without gravity to provide leverage.
Complete tasks similar to those used in real-life astronaut training!
Explore sections of a two-story, walk-in replica of the International Space Station. Students will conduct simulated hands-on experiments and learn about life in space.
Discover artifacts, space images, mission patches, and even a flight suit! Learn about the future of space exploration and potential careers. The 'Ask the Astronaut' interactive will allow students to choose questions and get answers from NASA astronauts.
Design a rocket and let it launch! Drop payload parachutes safely to the ground.
See the Zeiss Model II Star Projector, used from 1939–1991 at the original Buhl Planetarium.