A Journey Through SpaceCamp-in
Explore the halls of the Museum after hours! Learn what it
was like for historys first astronauts to train for
space! Hear about the unique adventure of the Liberty Bell
7 space capsule! Sleep on the floor of a diorama hall!
Don't miss a great family adventure when the Museum presents
its fall family camp-in, A Journey Through Space.
The Museums feature exhibition this fall is The Lost
Spacecraft: Liberty Bell 7 Recovered. Liberty Bell
7 mysteriously blew its hatch and sank into the Atlantic
Ocean in 1961; it was recovered 38 years later. You and your
children in first through sixth grade can participate in workshops
related to the exhibition, plus view the new IMAX film, Space
SaturdaySunday, October 1920 or November 910
$27 per person
The Lost Spacecraft: Liberty Bell 7
Blast off into fun as you learn about capsule simulators,
rocket launches, G-forces, and more. Visit the awesome traveling
exhibition The Lost Spacecraft: Liberty Bell 7 Recovered
and discover the story of its 15-minute, 118-mile ride into
space and its plunge into the ocean.
Section I: Saturday, October 19 1:003:00 P.M.
Section II: Saturday, December 7 10:00 A.M.Noon
$18 member, $23 nonmember
Be an astronaut for a day. Learn about early space technologies
when you visit the traveling exhibition The Lost Spacecraft:
Liberty Bell 7 Recovered, then discover how far space
exploration has progressed by viewing the IMAX film Space
Station. Participate in simple rocketry experiments. Be
ready for some far-out fun! Please bring a sack lunch and
Grades: 2 & 3 (6-hour workshop)
Section I: Saturday, November 2 9:00 A.M.3:00
Section II: Saturday, January 11 9:00 A.M.3:00
$50 member, $60 nonmember
Liberty Bell 7 Recovered
Curt Newport, deep-sea explorer
For 15 years, Curt Newport dreamed of finding Liberty Bell
7. He made a prediction about the location of the lost
craft then set about to secure funding and assemble an expedition
team. In 1999, both his prediction and dream were realized
when he found the spacecraft sitting right side up, three
miles below the surface of the ocean. Using video and slides,
Newport describes the deepest commercial salvage operation
in history. Sale and signing of his new book, Lost Spacecraft:
The Search for Liberty Bell 7, follows the lecture.
Tuesday, December 3 7:00 P.M.
$10 member, $13 nonmember, $8 student
Wednesday, December 4 10:00 A.M.
$6 member, $9 nonmember