Rocket Fever — August 16th

The 4th annual Rocket Fever is back for a full day of rocketry extravaganza!


 

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*ALL rockets will be subject to a safety inspection following NAR guidelines prior to launching.*

 

Rocket Fever Event Info

Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Fees:

Regular Admission: $5 (free for children 3 & under and CMSC members)

Rocket Building Class (includes admission, rocket kit, building instruction, and all-day launching passes): $12  ($7 for CMSC members)

Rocket Launching: $2 for all-day launching (FREE for CMSC members) (motor not included*)

*Rocket motors (sizes A & B) will be available for purchase from SCRA Members on this day only. You may purchase your own rocket motors in advance from a hobby store or online distributor. ALL motors and rockets will be required to pass inspection prior to launching.  Motors larger than B will not be launched.

 Schedule (tentative):

Space Center opens: 10:00am

Build Your Own Rocket classes (2nd floor Theater Room): 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm**

Recommended for ages 5 & up (with parent participation).  Passes are required to attend class. 2 guests per pass. Rocket kits may be purchased at Cashier desk.

**(Rockets built during the 3:30pm class will not be allowed to launch due to minimum drying time required to pass inspection)

Rocket Launches*: 10:00am – 12:00pm, 1:00 – 4:15pm

*Rocket launches may be cancelled at any notice in the event of unsuitable weather.

Jump Cups & Straw Rockets (1st floor Community Room): 10:15am, 11:00am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 1:15pm, 2:00pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm, 4:15pm

Recommended for ages 3-7 years. Passes are required to attend class. 2 guests per pass. Passes may be obtained at Information Desk on a first come, first serve basis. 

Space Center closes: 5:00pm

*ALL rockets will be subject to a safety inspection following NAR guidelines prior to launching.*

 


For more information, call (562) 231-1200 or email us at info@downeyspacecenter.org.

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