News Segment Ideas for Apollo 50th Anniversary

Some segment ideas for consideration. We have many ideal backdrops such as the Lunar Module, The Clean Room, The Simulator Trainer, Lunar Base Camp, Gemini Replica. 

9:00 AM

Speak with 7th graders from Baldwin School District before or after their lecture with Shuttle Astronaut Bill Shepherd (9:30am to 10:00am) . We can arrange for for releases in advance. 

11:00 AM

Speak with Shuttle Astronaut and former Babylon resident Bill Shepherd in our Shuttle Exhibit.

Anytime

Wear an actual NASA spacesuit!

Anytime

Be part of the rehearsal of the Lunar Module (1/3 scale NASA model) that will descent from atrium during our July 20th Countdown. 

Anytime

Stand on the moon and broadcast next to the Lunar Module -13 built for Apollo 19 that was cancelled. ! 1 of 3 left on earth. 

Anytime

Meet with our docents who worked on the Lunar Module!

Anytime

Broadcast from Lunar Base camp in a  a full-size space habitat and work pod

Anytime

Launch a Water Rocket with one of our Educators!

Anytime

Go behind the scenes with our Museum Curator as he shows exclusive items not publically on display or shares his thoughts on his favorite artifacts. 

Anytime

Hold a Children’s Space book (can use one from our museum shop) and remind kids to read in support of their local library’s summer reading program. Theme this year is “A Universe of Stories” with a space theme.