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Exhibition Name:

Space: A Journey to Our Future

Description:

SPACE: A JOURNEY TO OUR FUTURE is a highly interactive exhibition that ignites the desire for space exploration and discovery, sparking imaginations and inspiring new generations of explorers to dream of the possibilities that lie ahead Highlights include touching actual rocks from the lunar surface and the red planet, exploring Mars Base Camp while walking through a full-size space habitat and work pod, taking a spin on a centrifuge, and looking far into the future of our exploration of the universe.

THE EXPERIENCE SPACE uses immersive scenic elements, the most advanced interactive exhibits and state-of-the-art projection and audio technology to bring this epic story to life.

Along with many other activities, you will have the opportunity to experience SPACE firsthand: Space is Curved: Explore Einstein's theory of curved space-time.

Hubble: Examine a slideshow of images taken by astronomer Edwin Hubble and witness his discovery of the red shift

Touch the Moon and Mars: Touch actual meteorites from the lunar surface and the red planet.

Moon and Mars Scales: Step onto Moon and Mars Scales and learn the difference between mass and weight.

Space Bike: Take a spin on a centrifuge that you power like a bicycle to learn about the physiological challenges on a long trip to Mars.

Satellites: Find out about the fleet of starships exploring our solar system.

Collecting Light: Discover the nature of light, by looking at different telescopes, highlighting the same star field through five different telescope set-ups: ultraviolet, infrared, microwave, radio and visible.

Infrared telescope: Step in front of an Infrared camera and see your body's temperatures by color on the screen.

Probes: Using the gesture tracking interface, learn about the many satellites orbiting the earth and what they are teaching us about our planet.

Design a New Spacecraft: Via this computer interactive, design a new spacecraft for destinations including the moon, Mars, or Alpha Centauri.

Pack for the Trip: In this computer interactive, determine what to pack for a trip to Mars

Mars Rover: Using actual NASA data recreate the Mars Rover trip on Mars.

Build your own Mars base camp: Plan your own Mars base camp

Mars Base Camp: Explore Mars Base Camp as you walk through a full-size space habitat and work pod.

Mars Rover: Fly a Mars rover over the surface of Mars in this computer interactive.

 Collaborators: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Space Day

Category: Science & Technology
Primarily Consists Of: Hands-On Activities
Cost: Call for Pricing
Size: 5,000 square feet
Venue Length: 3 months
Availability: Tour ongoing
Special Requirements: Minimum ceiling height of 10-12 feet; climate control; electrical supply
Previous Venues: Pacific Science Center
St. Louis Science Center
MOSI
Cincinnati Museum Center
Detroit Science Center
Museum of Natural Sciences
Indiana State Museum
Museo Tecnologico
Strategic Air & Space Museum
NASM Smithsonian
Aerospace Museum University of Texas Pan American
OMSI
Sci-Quest
San Diego Air & Space Museum
Springs Preserve
Museum of the Rockies
Sloan Museum
Da Vinci Science Center
Space Center Houston
Portland Science Museum
Planetario Alfa
Gerald Ford Library & Museum
Organization: Evergreen Exhibitions
Contact: Christi Klingelhefer
Address: 7979 Broadway, Suite 107, San Antonio, 78209 USA
Phone: 210-582-0015
Fax: 210-590-1071
Email: Please sign in to view email address.
Website: http://www.evergreenexhibitions.com

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