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Upcoming Events

July 04

  1. 7:00am

    Join us on July 4 for the Reverse Sprint distance triathlon hosted by Team Rocket Tri Club of Huntsville. This fun race begins with a 3.1...

  2. 9:00am

    Visitors explore the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work, thanks to a touring exhibit, "The Robot Zoo....

  3. 9:00am

    Children ages 12 years old and under get in free to the Rocket Center during museum business hours between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

    To learn more...

  4. 6:00pm

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is holding Huntsville's largest fireworks display and July 4th celebration! This fun-filled night includes...

July 09

  1. 10:30am

    Ever pondered why rainbows have color? Discover the properties of light and bend light yourself to discover its inner rainbow science! 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

July 10

  1. 12:00pm
  2. 6:30pm

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is offering Friday night at the movies in June and July. 

    All movies are shown on the big screen in...

July 11

  1. 11:30am

    You Know It’s All About That Base… and Acids, Too! 

    What are acids and bases? What happens when you mix...

July 14

  1. 9:00am

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center, in partnership with MSFC’ s Planetary Missions Program Office (PMPO), is celebrating the fly-by of New...

July 16

  1. 10:30am

    Discover how tasty science can be as we create lunar phases cookies! Learn lunar geology and why the moon has phases.   

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

  3. 5:30pm

    Pass the Torch Lecture Series: America’s Greatest Space Generation

    Join the UAHuntsville Department of Space Science...

July 17

  1. 12:00pm
  2. 5:00pm

    Current and former space program workers and space enthusiasts are invited to attend the Space Exploration Celebration July 17, at the Davidson...

July 19

  1. 3:30pm

    U.S. Space & Rocket Center in partnership with Making Connections is offering special sensory-friendly family activities for those...

July 23

  1. 10:30am

    Monkeys, dogs and spiders! Oh MY! Learn the history and names of the pioneering and brave animals that traveled into space, paving the way for...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

  3. 4:30pm

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center and Space Camp Alumni Association present: Space Camp® Alumni Festival...

  4. 5:30pm

    Pass the Torch Lecture Series: Great Observatories - Hubble Space Telescope @25 and the James Webb Space Telescope as astronaut...

July 25

  1. 5:00pm

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is pleased to announce the 2015 class of the Space Camp® Hall of Fame. These four exceptional...

  2. 7:30pm

    Get out your dancing shoes and enjoy a summer evening Shuttle Park Concert under “Pathfinder” with live music by The...

July 30

  1. 9:00am

    This Homeschool Exclusive Ultimate Field Trip is designed with age-appropriate STEM curriculum. The adventure includes a guided tour of the U.S....

  2. 10:30am

    Construct your very own-seed growth chamber and learn how STS-118 astronauts used seed growth experiments to test for plant tropisms in...

  3. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 06

  1. 10:30am

    Solar radiation and summer vacation make this activity hot and fun! Discover how our Star, the Sun, provides Earth energy in the form of radiation...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 08

  1. 11:30am

    Science Behind the Color Wheel
    Using candy, we will discover how color wheels and complementary colors are used by artists...

August 10

  1. 9:00am

    The 70th Anniversary of the end of World War II Recognition and Thank You Celebration will be held, August 10, 2015, in the Saturn V Hall.

    ...

  2. 10:00am

    70th Anniversary of the end of World War II
    Recognition and Thank You Celebration

    Saturn V Hall

August 13

  1. 10:30am

    Fly high after making your own airplane and test it against all four forces of flight. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 19

  1. 9:00am

    Airplane and Flight Activities All day! 

August 20

  1. 10:30am

    Solid, liquid and gas—all three phases explained in one interactive lab. See how temperature and energy affect phase changes. 

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

August 22

  1. 8:00am

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center on August 22, for the area's only "open water" youth triathlon. Children ages 15 and under...

August 27

  1. 10:30am

    Create your very own Mars Rover to explore our simulated Martian surface. Learn the history of robotic Martian exploration and what data has been...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 03

  1. 9:00am

    Earth Exploration: An Intro to Earth Science and Biodiversity

    An introduction to Earth Science and ecology focusing on the...

  2. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 07

  1. 9:00am

    The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is pleased to announce Summer Passes for 2015

    $40

September 10

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 12

  1. 9:00am

    Earn Your Merit Badges!

    Bring your Boy Scout Troop to the U.S. Space &...

  2. 11:30am

    The Science of Animation
    Learn how your brain processes images and how an optical illusion allows you to enjoy motion...

September 17

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

September 23

  1. 9:00am

    Move objects with your mind, become invisible, play games with a robot and experience augmented reality!

    Science Fiction, Science...

September 24

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 01

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 03

  1. 9:00am

    Join us Saturday, October 3, 2015, for the fall Boy Scout Day at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center!

    BOY SCOUT DAY INCLUDES:

October 08

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 10

  1. 11:30am

    The Science of Mummification
    Learn the process of ancient Egyptian mummification as you make your own mummified apple....

October 15

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

October 22

  1. 4:30pm

    Stein and Dine!

    Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every...

November 08

  1. 7:00am

    Cyclocross racing is coming to Huntsville for the first time! The inaugural Bicycle Cove Space and Rocket Cross will be held at the U.S....

November 12

  1. 9:00am

    Astronomy: An Exploration of the Cosmos

    Learn the history of telescopes, both earthbound and orbital. Use solar telescopes...

November 14

  1. 11:30am

    Skittle Statistics
    Discover the math found in a bag of Skittles! Using the colorful candy, guests will learn about...

December 12

  1. 11:30am

    Astrobiology
    Discover what materials are needed to jumpstart life on a planet. Make your own test tube showcasing these...

February 04

  1. 9:00am

    Getting into Shape with Geometry

    An introduction to Euclidian geometry exploring various angles and proofs that geometry...

March 31

  1. 9:00am

    History & Technology

     
    Explore how space travel has evolved from testing rockets to sending man to live and...