Family Nature Night: Living in Space

When:
June 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Nature Discovery Center
7112 Newcastle St
Bellaire, TX 77401
USA
Cost:
$5
Contact:
Eric Duran
713-667-6550

Mark your calendars to attend Nature Night’s “Living in Space” with Lisa Shore of NASA.  She will talk to us about what it’s like to train for and then live and work in space onboard the International Space Station. Part of working in space includes taking occasional spacewalks to maintain the space station or support science experiments. It’s not as easy as it looks in the movies. She’ll explain the parts of the US spacesuit, the Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU), what it really takes to get your space suit ready to go out the hatch, and what makes spacewalks so challenging. There will be a full size training version of the EMU for demonstration purposes. Audience members will have the opportunity to touch and get pictures of real space suit hardware.

Activities begin with themed crafts and fun snacks at 6:30 pm, followed by a brief nature walk before a 7:00 pm presentation by a kid-friendly speaker. We wrap things up at 8:00pm.  Advance registration required.

Nature Discovery Center