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Hidden Figures On the Giant Screen Theater: NASA Community Day
Fri, May 5, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Columbus Goes to Mars: Coca-Cola Space Science Center and Partners to Host NASA Community Day
Special guests from NASA's Kennedy Space Center are paying a visit to the Chattahoochee Valley on Saturday, May 6 to assist in Columbus' greatest and most daring voyage yet.
"Columbus Goes to Mars" is a free community-wide, space-themed learning event hosted by Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center (CCSSC) in partnership with the Columbus Museum and the National Infantry Museum & Soldier Center.
SPECIAL KICKOFF EVENT
Friday, May 5: "Hidden Figures" at the National Infantry Museum
Panel discussion from 6-7 p.m. | Movie at 7:30 p.m.
On the evening of Friday, May 5, the National Infantry Museum will host a free, one-time-only screening of "Hidden Figures," the Academy Award-nominated film based on the true story of a team of African-American female mathematicians who served a vital role at NASA during the early years of the US space program.
Before the film, at 6 p.m., a panel of experts will discuss their experiences working with the space program and their inspirations for pursuing a career in aeronautics. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission to both the panel discussion and the film is free, however seating is limited and tickets are required. Reserve your seats by REGISTERING NOW. Concessions will be available for purchase during the event.