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Rocketeers of all ages and skills come together for Rocket Fever 2016, Los Angeles’ only urban Rocket Festival, at Columbia Memorial Space Center. Now in its 6th year, the annual celebration of modern model rocketry takes flight on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.   “Every year this event continues to grow. Its […]

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We're open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am - 5pm.

(please see our calendar for dates of closure)

12400 Columbia Way Downey, California 90242
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The Columbia Memorial Space Center, located in Downey, California, is a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.  Through world-class programs and engaging exhibits, the Space Center strives to ignite a community of critical and creative thinkers.


ALL Downey students are now invited to enjoy the CMSC for free!

Please click the below links for more info.  Registration must be done in person here at the CMSC for each student to receive their free admission card.

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Downey Student Registration Form



Astronaut Leland Melvin at the Columbia Memorial Space Center


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