US Space and Rocket Center
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Convention Tour - Thursday August 8th.
8/8/2019 8:15 AM to 6 PM (Eastern Time)
This is the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing and NASA celebrations are the order of the day!
Join us for tour of the world famous U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. We’ll board a luxury coach at 8:15 AM Eastern Time at the Convention Center door that leaves at 8:30 AM Eastern Time for the ride down while being entertained with an appropriate space themed DVD movie. You’ll be free to roam the museum with lunch on your own at the Mars Grill if you desire. We’ll reassemble at the bus at 2:45 PM Central Time for the return to the Convention Center at 6:00 PM Eastern Time in plenty of time for the next event! Price includes transportation and admission to the museum.
While you are there you can see:
The world-premiere exhibition, ‘Apollo: When we Went To The Moon,’ chronicles the timeline from the beginning of the Space Race – a time when the U.S. and Soviet Union competed over their accomplishments in space exploration – to the collaborative culture of the International Space Station program and beyond.
Numerous Galleries and exhibits highlighting space travel. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) is a Smithsonian Affiliate and the Official Visitor Center for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. We have one of the largest collections of rockets and space memorabilia on display anywhere in the world. Our guests journey through America’s Space Race and NASA’s plan to put man on the moon, the development of the space shuttle program and the International Space Station, and get a glimpse of the future in commercial space ventures and the latest technological innovations.
Check out the new the INTUITIVE® Planetarium, featuring state-of-the-art digital planetarium technology unlike any other in the southeast.
No trip to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is complete without enjoying the National Geographic Theater in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration. Quality educational documentaries are presented in 3D with Xpand active 3D glasses on an impressive 52-foot screen.
…and much much more
For a lot more information on The U.S. Space & Rocket Center check out their website.