Orlando Science Center is observing Space Exploration Weekend with unique programming Friday through Sunday.
Among the space-travel exercises will be “Excursion to Space” screened on the Dr. Phillips CineDome, Science on a Sphere introductions in the Our Planet territory and building a Mars settlement out of reused materials in the Hive segment of the exhibition hall.
On Saturday, there will be one-day encounters, for example, the Martian egg drop STEM Challenge, stargazing in the versatile planetarium and “Star Trek” cosplayers. At 1 p.m. Saturday, NASA’s Chris Poole will discuss the Orion shuttle that may convey space explorers to profound space. (Space Exploration Weekend occasions keep running from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.)
On Friday and Saturday, there is another science-focus occasion that dovetails pleasantly with Space Exploration Weekend. Amid Science After Sundown days. the historical center is open until 11 p.m. The later programming incorporates a laser-light show and an appearing of “The Last Starfighter.” (The Science After Sundown occasion proceeds on Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 8.)
Space Exploration Weekend and Science After Sundown is incorporated into standard science-focus affirmation. That is $20.95 ($14.95 for a long time 3 through 11).