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Connecticut Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing
July 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$3 – $65
* Experience the Lunar Landscape through Virtual Reality (additional fee applies)
PLUS, the New England Air Museum’s annual Soar into Summer Fun programming is eight weeks of interactive activities for children, families, and aviation enthusiasts of all ages. Each week is themed:
June 22-30, 2019: Propeller Week:
Climb inside a World War II era propeller plane and create a pinwheel propeller to take home.
July 1-7, 2019: Wing Week:
Uncover the history of airplane wings and build your own “flying wing” foam glider to take home.
July 8-14, 2019: Glider Week:
Discover the history of glider flight and build a straw glider to take home.
July 15-21, 2019: Space Week:
Learn about local connections to NASA spacesuits and create a marshmallow constellation to take home.
July 22-28, 2019: Jet Week:
Climb aboard a Mach 1 supersonic jet and create an origami jet to take home.
July 29-August 4, 2019: Engine Week:
Learn about local connections to the history of airplane engines and create and launch a “jet” balloon to take home.
August 5-11, 2019: Helicopter Week:
Climb aboard a Connecticut built search and rescue helicopter and build a paper helicopter to take home.
August 12-16, 2019: Blimps, Balloons, and Airships Week:
Uncover the history of lighter than air aircraft and create a mini balloon basket to take home.
Additional activities include interactive Flight Science Demonstrations; virtual flight simulators; and much more. For more information about specific activities and program schedules, please visit our website at www.neam.org.