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Splashdown 45 At The USS Hornet Museum

When: July 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Phone Number: 510.521.8448
USS Hornet Museum
707 W. Hornet Ave
Alameda CA 94501

Splashdown 45 honors the 45th Anniversary of the first time humans walked on the moon. Held on board the USS Hornet Museum docked in San Francisco Bay, Splashdown 45 is a family-friendly festival to inspire youth to pursue degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Special guest speakers include Apollo 11 astronaut and best-selling author Buzz Aldrin, one of the first two men to walk on the moon. Aldrin will be available to sign copies of his acclaimed book. Other activities taking place during the event include hands-on science activies, a portable planetarium, moon rock displays, specialized Apollo-themed tours, and interactive exhibits. There is also historic aircraft onboard, including an Apollo Space Capsule. Visitors can tour the ship's bridge, flight and hangar decks, captain's cabin, and other areas of the ship. 

All events take place onboard the carrier. There is ample free public parking across from the pier. For more information about visit Splashdown 45

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