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Rocket Day

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Strathearn Park
Strathern Park
137 Strathearn Place
Simi Valley, CA  93065

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Photo Opportunity
Registration 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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