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October 30 - November 4, 2012

SpaceFest will celebrate the opening of the Samuel Oschin Pavilion featuring Space Shuttle Endeavour. NASA will present over three dozen exhibits, displays, and educational demonstrations honoring aeronautics and space explorations past, present, and future.

SpaceFest Highlights

Astronaut Presentations

Join us as we get up close and personal with some of NASA's accomplished astronauts and hear the real stories of life in outer space!

Saturday, November 3 — 11:00am and 1:00pm
Sunday, November 4 — 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm

Timed tickets available on a first come, first served basis at the NASA Information Booth near the Science Center main Box Office.
Seating is limited.

NASA Temporary Exhibits

Mars Exploration

Learn about the Mars Curiosity Rover, landing (by sky crane) on the surface of the red planet this August.

HEO Dome

Experience the exciting new era of Human Space Exploration inside a 30 foot diameter Geodesic Dome.

Roll Over Rover

Come get rolled over by an 8-wheel rover, learn about the latest on our current and future missions at Mars, and view the highest-resolution surface image of Mars in 3-D.

Under Pressure

Experience a High Pressure Flight Suit Demonstration.

Temporary exhibits will be displayed in the Wallis Annenberg Building

Hours of Operation

Tuesday, October 30- 10:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 31- 10:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, Novemer 1- 10:00am - 3:00pm
Friday, November 2- 10:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, November 3- 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, November 4- 10:00am - 5:00pm

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