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SPACE at the Ultimate Science Street Fair

Sunday, June 1, 2014
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visit the International Space Station’s NASA Mobile Exhibit.

Rumbling floors and multimedia
Bones in Space – How to keep bones healthy in space.
Hydration Station – Keeping hydrated in space and on earth.
Force Shoe – New space exercise technology

Create Microgravity on Earth with the NASA Glenn Research Center.

Miniature drop tower to test the effects of reduced gravity.

Search for Exoplanets.

The Hidden Light by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory interactive game to find hidden planets.

Control Next-Generation Robotic Satellites.

Zero Robotics presents SPHERES (Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites).

Visit the latest generation American-built spacecraft.

Explore NASA’s Orion spacecraft, built to take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before.

Chart Your Journey to Mars.

Take part in NASA’s Exploration Design Challenge to research and design ways to protect astronauts from space radiation.

Command the Rovers.

Robots take over Washington Square Park at your control.

Blast Off with Aerospace Simulators. Hop onto one of the Traveling Space Museum’s many full-scale and fully functional space simulators and models:

Orion CRV Flight Simulator, BD-5J Micro Jet, Hovercraft, Space toilet, Pluto Probe, and Anti-Gravity Boots.

Work in a Space Laboratory.

The Odyssey IV Mobile SpaceLab Module, a mock-up of the International Space Station.

Build space gliders with Scrapkins.

Create a space plane then launch it with a rubber band.

The Space Between Your Ears.

brainNY tests your knowledge to see if you can trick your brain.

Play with New Inventions for Space Exploration with the SpaceApps Challenge.

SpaceApps Challenge Teams share their prototype projects: a wristwatch that emits smells, a Mars walking simulator and an asteroid mining game.

Listening to the Serenade of Cosmic Black Holes Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO)

Join the quest to listen to black holes collide and merge violently in the Universe. Play with a real interferometer, simulate curved space-time, try out fun computer games, meet real scientists.