Blast Off! Launch Lab Grand Opening in Aerospace Exhibit

By Jason Matthews

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

June 15, 2013 at 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Location: Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC

Phone: 919-220-5429


Event Description

Blast off this summer with Launch Lab! You are the engineer for the Museum’s newest hands-on installations in the Aerospace exhibition.

Twelve new stations with dozens of activities use common materials in unexpected ways to design and test flying creations and explore the principles of flight, gravity and airflow along the way.

Build you own flying machines and explore how design decisions affect flight using a series of compressed air and mechanical launchers, hover tables and wind tubes to prepare for blast off. In addition to Launch Lab’s new interactive stations the Museum’s Aerospace Exhibit also features a satellite mapping table where you can spot familiar landmarks across the country, a command module for imaginary play and the opportunity to test your hand at docking a satellite.

June 15
Free with Admission
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