Upcoming Programs & Events at Challenger Space Center:
NEW! NanoDays 2013: Celebrate NanoDays 2013 at Challenger Space Center Arizona! NanoDays is part of a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering. Nanoscience is the study of things on an ultra-small scale. One nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. A variety of hands-on nano activities will be included with general admission on the weekends of March 30-31and April 6-7.
NEW! LEGO® Camps with Play-Well TEKnologies: Power-up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and over 100,000 pieces of LEGO®! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Weekly sessions on May 28-31 and July 29-August 2, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. daily. Details and registration at www.play-well.org.
NEW! Adventures in Space Summer Camp 2013: Registration is now open for Challenger Space Center's popular summer camps for students entering grades K-8. Take advantage of the 10% early-bird registration discount through the end of March. This year's summer camp theme is "Dawn of a New Era.” Campers will learn about destinations throughout our solar system and discover what it takes to meet the challenges of space travel in the 21st century. MORE
NEW! Spring Break "Matinee" Space Missions: Join us for a two-hour simulated space mission at the special Spring Break price of just $19.50 per person! Dates and times: March 15, 21, or 26 at 1:30 p.m. for "Voyage to Mars"; March 14, 19, or 29 at 1:30 p.m. for "Rendezvous with a Comet." Prepaid reservations are required for all missions by calling 623-322-2001. Simulated space missions are not suitable for 2nd grade and under; students in 3rd and 4th grade must be partnered with a ticketed adult. MORE
They Came From Outer Space - The Exhibition
This amazing exhibit is available to visitors with paid general admission. It features the adventures of meteorite explorer Geoff Notkin, star of television's Meteorite Men. On display are never-before seen items and equipment used on the show, artifacts, and actual meteorites found while on location. They Came From Outer Space Official Web Site