Above and Beyond: The Ultimate Flight Exhibition
June 13 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 8, 2019
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 6, 2019
Explore the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation, design and technology through flight simulation, augmented reality, touch tables, design and skill challenges, virtual reality and more. An immersive, wraparound theater highlights the epic quest to challenge the limits of flight then learn more about flight through hands-on interactives. Step into a simulated space elevator, design and test a supersonic fighter jet and experience what it’s like to fly like a bird through a flying simulation with motion-sensing technology.
Presented by Boeing and produced by Evergreen Exhibitions in collaboration with NASA and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.
See vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). Includes photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space,…
See more than 100 pieces made by artist Nathan Sawaya with more than one million LEGO bricks. The collection features original pieces, a 20-foot Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton (comprised of over 80,000 LEGO bricks) and re-imagined versions of some of the world’s most famous art masterpieces. Includes an interactive section called…
Explore a fantastical animated world where your actions – gestures, movements, and decisions – impact how well the world is kept in balance. Six magical, computer generated habitats: jungle, desert, wetlands, river valley, reservoir, and grasslands -have their own trees, plants, and animals, but they share a common supply of…
Watch science-inspired films for the whole family. This year’s program, Taking Flight, features films that aspire to soar – via wings, planes or rockets – for those yet to leave the nest and those already well into the air.