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Space Exploration Discovery Day: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

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Christopher Cassidy and Su Curley

To commemorate JFK’s challenge to the nation of landing a man on the Moon, the Kennedy Library is hosting an afternoon of activities and guest speakers for kids, families, and adults. Featured presentations by Christopher Cassidy, Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office and NASA Spacesuit Engineer Su Curley will highlight space exploration and equipment, including what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station. Hands-on activities will be available before and after the speaking program for visitors of all ages. This program is presented as part of the JFK Centennial Celebration.

Guest Speakers:

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Spacesuit Demonstration with NASA Spacesuit Engineer Su Curley

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. A Conversation with Astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office

Hands-On Activities:

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Build and Launch Your Own Rocket!
  • Make-and-Take Space Activities
  • JFK Challenge Kids’ App
  • Space Geography Jeopardy
  • Race for Space Discovery Cart featuring the Freedom 7 spacecraft


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