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ISRAEL SPACE WEEK 2018

So Far It Can Be Reached….
 
January 30, 2018
16:00-22:00
ADMISSION FREE
 
Israel Space Week will be held under the auspices of the Israel Space Agency in the Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, between January 28 and February 2, with the aim of stimulating interest and curiosity about Israel’s involvement in space.
 
The Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem will open its doors to the general public, free of charge, on January 30, from 16:00 to 22:00, with a wide range of activities suitable for the whole family:

When was the last time you met an astronaut?
Come and meet the American astronaut Thomas "Tom" Marshburn. Marshburn holds a doctorate of Medicine degree, a Masters in Engineering Physics and a Masters in Medical Science. He join NASA in 1994 and his  first flight as NASA Astronaut was on STS-127 (2009), later on  the Soyuz TMA-07M (2012) and Expedition 34 & 35 (2013).  In this last  trip Marshburn performed an unplanned spacewalk to replace a pump controller box suspected to be the source of an ammonia coolant leak.
Marshburn spent  5 months in space  out of them 146 days in emergency status, and he is well known as "A Star" on social networks with 42,000 followers  on his Twitter account (AstroMarshburn).
Due to last minute changes in the timetable of the astronaut, Thomas Marshburn, exact time of his lecture is not yet final. For more information please contact our team at the Information desk at the entrance to the museum. Number of seats is limited. 

 
Astronomical observatory with giant telescopes in the Wohl Plaza. After sunset.
“Crystal Garden” workshop, replicating a chemical experiment performed by Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon on the Columbia space shuttle (ages 7+). 
Til-Chu Lir'ot (See the Missile)– entertaining demonstration for the whole family about rocket motors
Living in a space station demonstration – How do astronauts live in the space and what are the unique conditions require?
“Galactic Family” – family workshop about unique solar systems
Inflatable planetarium – come and see heavenly bodies
Workshop with exhibits. Learn how space vehicles land by building parachutes and wings
Games with balloon operated mini rockets to study the effect of deflectors on missile flight
Fascinating lectures by aeronautical engineers from IAI on the Apollo space program that took us to the moon, and ionic engines that can take us even further. 
Tour of the space exhibits with actor
Sunrise on Mars – amusing performance for the whole family
And much more….
 
See you at Space Week at the Museum!  
For further information space.gov.il
 
 
Date Created: 27/12/17
Date Updated: 01/02/18