The Space Shuttle Pavilion showcases the space shuttle Enterprise, the prototype NASA orbiter that paved the way for the space shuttle program. Seventeen dynamic exhibit zones feature original artifacts, photographs, audio, and films that immerse visitors in the science and history of Enterprise and the space shuttle era. Hours, exhibits, and ticket information can be found at the Intrepid Museum website.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe is a 2,200 square-foot exhibit that immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission and introduces the James Webb Space Telescope, which will be NASA’s premier cosmos observatory. The traveling exhibit recently opened at the Museum of Science and Technology in Syracuse, NY. It features a scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope as well as several “satellite” units that provide viewers with a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies. Hubble contains images and data taken by Hubble of planets, galaxies, regions around black holes and many other fascinating cosmic entities. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets to the exhibit.
Intrepid Sea, Space Museum has recently opened a new exhibition called, Personal Space. This exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of 11 astronauts through the special objects they brought with them on missions. You can listen to Charles Bolden’s favorite tunes, see Nicole Stott’s watercolor waves and get sentimental over Ellen Baker’s family keepsakes, and much more. For more information or tickets, click here