The Museum of Life and Science in Durham will celebrate the anniversary of man's first voyage into space with a world space party like only Museum After Hours can throw on Friday, April 12 from 6-9pm.
The Museum and guests will celebrate with 200 groups from across the globe with an evening full of space fun:
- Travel through space in the Museum’s 12ft x 16ft Digital Starlab
- Help NFL Science Cheerleader Lindsay Yoder swab the Museum for microbes which may be sent up to the International Space Station
- Design and launch a rocket in the rocket building competition
- Land our Mars Rover using your XBOX Kinect skills
- Snap photos in the photo booth... on the moon!
- Cheer on Carolina Combat Robots and see some of the CCR fleet that compete on a national level
- Explore what happens to PEEPS in space
- Enjoy a cryodessicated (freeze-dried) ice cream sundae!
For more information on cool events in Durham, visit the Durham Event Calendar.