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Artemis I Launch Celebration

Date:  August 2022, exact date TBD

Location:  Hutchings Museum Institute

Join us for an Artemis I launch watch party and celebration! Scheduled to launch no earlier than August 2022, the Artemis I is a planned un-crewed test flight for NASA’s Artemis program. It is the first flight of the agency’s Space Launch System super heavy-lift launch vehicle and the first flight of the Orion MPCV. Latest Update: On April 26 at 6 am, NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft for the Artemis I mission arrived at the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at Kennedy Space Center after a 10-hour journey from launch pad 39B that began at 7:54 p.m. ET Monday, April 25.  Read more about Artemis I.

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Webb Telescope First Images Celebration

Date:  Summer 2022, exact date TBD

Location:  Hutchings Museum Institute

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been selected by NASA to be an official host to celebrate the release of the Webb Space Telescope’s first images!  The Webb Space Telescope is the largest, most powerful and complex space telescope ever built and launched into space. Its first images are to be released this summer, and we’d like to invite you to celebrate this generational moment in our exploration of the universe with us!  Stay tuned for more details.  Check out NASA’s Webb Telescope page to track its progress.