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Sunday, April 1, 2012
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Admission is FREE.  Events to be held at The Discovery Museum and Planetarium:
• Guest Speaker, David Heshion, Noted Space Travel Historian and Artifact Collector
• 2 Live Presentations showing the rigors and challenges of living in space
• Hourly Henry B. duPont III Planetarium Presentations
• Westport Astronomical Society
• Apollo Moon Rocks on Loan from Johnson Space Flight Center
• Space-Related Make-and-Take Tables Staffed by University of Bridgeport Engineering Students
 
Weather-Permitting:
• Tethered Balloon Launch (in preparation for summer high-altitude launch 110,000 feet up!)
• Large-Scale (Up to 5 Feet Long) Model Rocket Launches
• Sun Scope Observation(Safe way to explore the sun)
• Observe the Night Sky with Large Aperture Telescopes, 7 p.m. (Orientation Followed by Outdoor Use of Telescopes)