“A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE! Something for everyone ages 3 to 103. We’ve had great success with school groups, birthday parties and special events. Patrons leave with a smile …and usually several paper aircraft.”
“SUCH A HIT! Kids and adults spent hours building, launching, and refining their rockets & airplanes. These open-ended stations fit in extremely well with our mission.”
Fly to New Heights!
Launch rockets to Saturn, planes to Sydney, and your visitors toward a career at NASA as they explore the history of flight, navigation, and NASA’s vision for the future.
Wind your way through the maze to put together the pieces of NASA’s puzzle.
Discover amazing facts throughout the maze…
…and use them to complete four NASA Challenges.
Visit rooms throughout the maze to take a deeper dive into aerospace content.
Find out how this mind-boggling toy and aviation relate.
Demystify how satellites are used to find locations by practicing trilateration.
How did pilots find their way before the age of computers? Use a plotter to help understand the basics of navigation.
Reading the Lines
Find out how pilots use topography to read the landscape.
Map latitude and longitude for major airports and launch sites.
Satellites and You
Test your satellite savvy. What are they and how much do we use them?
Build a Rocket
Assemble the four main systems of a rocket.
Sketch out the next great X-plane design.
How many elephants could you send to the moon on NASA’s latest rocket?
Which of these NASA-inspired inventions do you use every day?
Do You Have The Right Stuff?
What does it take to be an astronaut or work for NASA?
NASA’s Bold New Vision
Complete your mission by connecting the puzzle pieces to discover NASA’s vision for the future.
Quest for Flight
Take on new missions to explore aviation history.
Spin the wheel to select a target aircraft…
…then navigate the maze in search of your aircraft and learn its story.
Find some of these aircraft soaring above the exhibit!
F16 Fighter Jet
Boeing 737 Airliner
Continue the adventure outside the maze!
Build and perfect air and spacecraft through testing, flying and experimentation.
It really is rocket science! Test the aerodynamics of different rocket fins.
See if you can launch your rocket…
… to Mars, Jupiter, or the edge of our solar system.
Experiment with angles and ailerons to optimize paper airplane flight.
Perfect your launch technique.
Then fly your plane down the runway and around the world.
Watch how wind tunnels demonstrate lift and drag.
Launch Your Visitors Toward a Career at NASA!
This Ah-MAZE-ing Adventure is a blast for all ages!