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Challenger Learning Center to Celebrate the 50thAnniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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Published on July 03, 2019 with No Comments

The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will be hosting a family-friendly Apollo 11 50thAnniversary Celebration on Saturday, July 20.  This event is for space fans of all ages– for the young and the young at heart.  Guests over the age of 10 will embark on an exclusive Moon Mission like never before while putting their teamwork and communication skills to the test with family and friends! Cost per mission specialist is $25.  Younger astronauts ages 4 years old to 9 years old can explore Earth’s only natural satellite through a series of games and interactive experiments in our Apollo Room! Cost per Moon Explorer is $10, with limited Moon Explorers Parent Passes available for $5.

Planetarium show and hands-on STEM activity lab included in ticket purchase. A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18 years old.  Two time slots will be available for both programs.  Parents can register for either the 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. time slot or 12:30 p.m.  to 2:30 p.m. time slot.  Planetarium show and hands-on STEM activity lab included in each ticket purchase

After programs, guests can visit Challenger’s Galaxy Gift Shop to purchase their very own astronaut ice cream, Mars Mud or other unique gifts that are of interest to space enthusiasts of all ages.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Parents can sign aspiring astronauts up online today at www.clcnwi.com or call 219-989-3250.

To find out more, connect on social media through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @ChallengerNWI.

Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana, located at 2300 173rd St. in Hammond(Located on the campus of Purdue University Northwest)

About Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana

The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana is a nonprofit, space science education center dedicated to continuing the education mission of the Challenger 51-L Crew and first Teacher in Space, Christa McAuliffe. Part of a network of international Centers, the site provides STEM engagement through simulated mission programs and curriculum resource support for local educators. Since opening its doors in 1999, the facility has seen nearly 300,000 students, some of whom have gone on to pursue careers in the STEM field based on their experiences at the center. For more information, visit www.clcnwi.com

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