Mike Vago | 11:00AM—12:00PM | Rocket: A Journey Through the Pages
In Rocket, the story of a spacecraft moving through space, the reader pilots a three-dimensional plastic rocket that stays within the pages of the book, moving on an internal track from front to back.
“Science Bob” Pflugfelder | 12:00PM—12:30PM | Nick and Tesla Series
Join “Science Bob” as he introduces you to Nick and Tesla, bright 11-year-old siblings with a knack for science, electronics, and getting into trouble.
Jennifer Swanson | 1:00PM—2:00PM | Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact
Both deep-sea and space explorers, explains Swanson, have to worry about pressure, temperature, climate, and, most importantly, how to survive in a remote and hostile environment.
Ken Blackburn | 2:00PM—3:00PM | Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book
Guinness Record Holder and Air Force aerospace engineer Ken Blackburn takes complicated aeronautical engineering and brings it to the simplest of pastimes, creating a paper airplane.
Helaine Becker | 3:00PM—4:00PM | Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
From Katherine’s early beginnings as a gifted student to her heroic accomplishments as a prominent mathematician at NASA, this groundbreaking American woman not only calculated the course of moon landings but also saved lives and made enormous contributions to history.
Lynn Brunelle | 4:00PM—5:00PM | Turn this Book into a Beehive
Learn all about bees, their struggles, and their importance to the ecosystem, then learn how you can help out by creating a new home.