NBC 5 invites you to celebrate Moon Day on Saturday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas. Moon Day 2015 is the biggest annual space exposition in Texas. This year, Moon Day will commemorate the 46th anniversary of the lunar landing, which took place when Apollo 11 touched the surface on July 20, 1969.
This family fun festivity is a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-focused space themed public event sponsored by the Frontiers of Flight Museum and the National Space Society of North Texas.
The event brings together space exploration-oriented groups, organizations and institutions in North Texas to share their activities and inspire new generations to embrace a scientific and technological future.
Moon Day 2015 Highlights include:
• TALK LIVE with a member of the Expedition 43 Crew on the International Space Station
• Meet Space Traveler Anousheh Ansari
• Choose from 22 classes and lectures in Moon Academy, Lunar University and Teacher Workshops
• Build and launch your own rocket
• Create your own space art
• Girl Scout Patches, Boy Scout Merit Badges and the one-of-a-kind Moon Day Patch
• Much, much more!
Kids who submit questions selected by the Frontiers of Flight Museum will have a chance to speak live with a member of the Expedition 43 Crew on the International Space Station during the upcoming Moon Day celebration on Saturday, July 18.
Online submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, June 30. To submit your question, click here. If selected, students must be present during the Moon Day event to ask their questions to the space explorer via satellite.
For more information, visit www.flightmuseum.com or call 214-350-3600.
Moon Day 2015
Saturday, July 18
10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Ave.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.