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Saturday, November 18, 2017, 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
137 Strathearn Place
Simi Valley, CA 93065
is not Required
Members pay for their own charges
A special one-day interactive exhibit at Strathearn Historical Park and Museum! The Simi Valley Historical Society will celebrate the 60 years of rocket engine development at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the Simi Hills with a Special “Rocket Day” event at Strathearn Historical Park entitled “The Fires of Creation.” A celebration of the local aerospace workers and industry that made the US Space programs possible.
Event will include streaming videos of launches, a rocket engine on display that supported all space programs, and presentations on the early days of Rocketdyne.
In person NASA astronaut from Johnson Space Flight Center
Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-18 rocket engine on display
Frank Winter from the National Air and Space Museum
Live feed from the International Space Station
“Mission Control” room launch videos, NASA videos
Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director, Griffith Observatory
Memorabilia and photos from Rocketdyne on display
Astronaut ice cream and other novelties
Food trucks and vendor
Tickets $10/adults 13 and up, $5/kids 5-12, Kids 4 and under are free.
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