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Space Celebration at the Air Force Museum

Space Celebration at the Air Force Museum
Past Event - Sunday, August 7, 2022
This page may be updated if the event is repeated
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433 [map it]
Free Event

A week of space themed events and activities for the whole family! Space Celebration at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Dayton OH July 30-Aug 7, 2022

Space Celebration at the Air Force Museum

Space Celebration – July 30 - Aug. 7, 2022

Come see a Lunar Rover Vehicle, special aircraft look-ins, model rocket launches, Space-Themed trivia, Star Wars costumed characters and SO much more during "Space Celebration" week at the Air Force Museum!  

Here are some of the activities planned during select days:

  • Your favorite characters from the Big Screen come to life as the 501st Legion in Star Wars-themed costumes will be in the museum! 
  • Special Presentation on the Titan IVB by Col. (Retired) Elena Oberg 
  • Open Aircraft, C-119J Flying Boxcar "Satellite Catcher" 
  • Open Aircraft, X-1B 
  • Get a glimpse of rarely seen space artifacts, presented by the Museum's Collections Division
  • Space-themed Balloon Twisters
  • Bounce, Jump and Reach for the Stars on the Stargaze Bounce House
  • "Shoot for the Moon" Ping Pong Ball Shootout
  • Get a glimpse of rarely seen space artifacts, presented by the Museum's Collections Division
  • Lunar Rover Vehicle Display by the Armstrong Air and Space Museum 
  • Wright Stuff Rocketeers Rocket Build and Launch
  • Jeopardy-Style Quiz "The Challenges of Space"
  • Star-gazing to view planets, stars, galaxies, the moon and more 
  • Jeopardy-Style Quiz "The Challenges of Space"

And don't forget to get your Space Ice Cream (Dippin' Dots) in the 3rd Building Snack Shack! 

Check the museum website for more information on this family-friendly "Space Celebration" event, including details of when each of the above activities will be held.

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  • Event Venue:

    National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
    1100 Spaatz St.
    Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
    [Get Map]
    Call: 937-255-3286
    The world's largest and oldest military aviation museum, located in Dayton Ohio.

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