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Event ID:  8807
Contact Name:  MOSI
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Contact Phone:  813-987-6000
Organization:  MOSI
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Dates:  2nd October 2015 to 11th October 2015
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Type:  Public
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Country:  United States
State/Province:  Florida
City:  Tampa
Location:  4801 E. Fowler Avenue
Event Name:  World Space Week
Event Description:  MOSI will host two special NASA speakers. On Oct. 5, Dr. Philip Metzger will speak to guests at noon and 1 p.m. On Oct. 6, guests can meet Richard Johanboeke at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. In addition to a line of speakers, MOSI guests can design and test rockets in Idea Zone, where they can explore the process of applying engineering design to create and launch rocket prototypes, learn about the challenges of Mars exploration and experiment with solutions for extraterrestrial colonization. Guests can also learn real accounts of space disasters from the Apollo missions, and experience 3D printing technology’s ability to help colonize planets by building tools, making food and constructing colonies. Guests will then be able to complete a Mission: MOSI scavenger hunt that will take them on a tour of the museum’s space-related exhibits and presentations, which will include a tour of Mission: Moonbase, a photo op with a MOSI astronaut, daily space talks, Idea Zone programs, the Saunders Planetarium and the Florida Hospital IMAX® DOME Theatre. World Space Week activities are included with MOSI general admission. MOSI general admission is $18.95 for children (3-12), $22.95 for adults (13-59) and $20.95 for seniors (60+). Children 2 and under are free. Museum hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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