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Journey to Space

On View October 8, 2022-January 1, 2023

Get a hands-on, climb-aboard experience at what it takes to travel to, work in and live surrounded by space in this transformative special exhibition. Explore the vacuum of space, radiation, meteoroids, and temperature extremes of this extraordinary environment aboard an orbiting space station.

Through games, multimedia components, and interactive exhibits, learn how astronauts eat, sleep, and even go to the bathroom in space.


Exhibit Highlights

Man at control panel
  • Experience hands-on opportunities that explore the science of getting to space
  • Experiment with water rockets to reveal the physics of spacecraft launches
  • Use drop towers to investigate how familiar objects behave differently in the weightless environment of space
  • Operate a robotic arm to understand the challenges of working in space.

Cost: Included with general admission, free for members, and free with CityPASS.