Destination Space!

Blast off into space and explore the universe through explosive demos, fun interactive activities, and hands-on crafts at Dynamic Earth! Suitable for ages 8+.

Destination Space!

About Destination Space!

Blast off into space with an event that is truly out of this world!

Explore the universe through explosive demos, fun interactive activities, and hands-on crafts. Discover how satellites can be used for everything from weather predictions, to GPS to tracking pirates! Explore the surface of Mars using Lego rovers and VR and even learn how space telescopes can see back in time using amazing infrared technology. Guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired by our incredible universe and the scientists who help uncover its secrets!

For more information see our Destination Space page.

All activities are drop-in from 10am-4pm and free with admission to Dynamic Earth

Location: Dynamic Earth - Ozone Spill
For everyone aged 8+

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