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  • Cosmosphere to Receive NASA Funding!

    Cosmosphere to Receive NASA Funding!

    June 6, 2018

    NASA has selected the Cosmosphere to receive a grant for a new traveling, interactive, educational program!

    NASA's Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) announced yesterday that the Cosmosphere’s proposal was one of three projects selected from 43 submissions.

    Titled “Apollo Redux”, the funded project will incorporate historic mission control consoles from Johnson Space Center with traveling interactive educational exhibits and curriculum. 

    The $650,000 grant will cover the cost of refurbishing the consoles, creating the educational components and the design of the exhibits.

     “We will be able to highlight our unique position of being a space museum with an amazing collection, a science education center that provides top-quality educational experiences and a world-renowned space artifact restoration and fabrication division, SpaceWorks,” said Tracey Tomme, Cosmosphere Executive Vice President and COO.

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    Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:Cosmosphere Banquet Room

    Offered every Third Thursday from 9:00 - 10:00 am, this enriching continuing education program for life-long learners features entertaining, insightful presentations by Cosmosphere staff and visiting professionals who are experts in a variety of topics related to science and space. Free to the public, coffee and pastries are provided. 

    Enjoy this free, presentation on "Engineering Flight Test: From Concept to Customer," with special guest, Aaron Tobias, Manager and Chief Pilot for Engineering Flight Test at Textron Aviation. This presentation is an inside look into the role of Flight Test Pilots in new aircraft design, certification, and customer support.  

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