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Blast Off to Space Day

March 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Space Fair 1 1 - Blast Off to Space Day

Let’s explore the stars, planets, asteroids, and everything that lies just beyond Earth on March 14! Experience the wonders of space through space station activities, planetarium shows, space-themed crafts, and more.

Perfect for families and kids.


1st Floor Theater: Space Satellites 

Explore the satellite images from our Earth From Space exhibition with a scavenger hunt. Also, build your own ISS: In this advanced origami activity you can build your own International Space Station to take home with you!


2nd Floor Wet Lab: “Fly Me To the Moon”

Create a moon cup spinner to take home and help you learn the phases of Earth’s biggest satellite.  Also, participate in a “moon dust” experiment.


2nd Floor Activity Lab: Space-Crafts

Create a crafty comet on a stick that you can use to fly around in the air. Also. Create your favorite constellation on paper that can be projected onto a wall or table using a flashlight.



Planetarium Shows:

11:30PM: The Hot and Energetic Universe*

12:30PM: Earth, Moon & Sun*

1:30PM: Asteroid: Mission Extreme*

2:30PM: Back to the Moon for Good*Update*

*All include night sky tours*


Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for students/seniors/military; free for kids 4 and under. Members are free. Planetarium shows are an additional $4 (members also free).


March 14, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.