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Novato Space Festival 2017

August 6, 2017
10:00 am
Pacheco Plaza

FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING. NEW THIS YEAR - FAMILIES with CHILDREN 12 and UNDER GET EARLY ADMISSION at 9:30am. AND... you get to attend a special book reading by Astronaut Jerry Ross in the museum Moon Room. How cool is that?!! Meet Legendary Astronauts: Apollo 15 - Al Worden*, Command Module Pilot. Space Shuttle astronauts: Jerry Ross* (7 missions, 9 spacewalks); Nicole Stott* (ISS crew, last to return to Earth via the Space Shuttle, first live TweetUp from space and painted the first watercolor in space); Bruce Melnick (First Coast Guard aviator in space); Dan Bursch (Record setting duration living in space on the ISS/ Expedition 4) and "Novato's Own" Dr. Yvonne Cagle (Flight Surgeon, space exploration consultant at NASA Ames). AND, back by popular demand... NASA Goddard Hubble Engineer, Ed Rezac! "Ride" in a fighter jet cockpit, see incredible models, learn about space and astronomy, kids' activities and crafts. See a moon rock from NASA/Ames, meteorites, and "play" with the San Marin Robotics Club. Meet R2-D2, Golden Gate Garrison 501st Stormtroopers and members of the Rebel Legion. * Al Worden and Jerry Ross will ONLY be signing their books. They will not sign any other items. Nicole Stott will be selling her signed artwork. Meeting, asking questions and photos with the astronauts are encouraged!

Pacheco Plaza

366 Ignacio Blvd, Novato, CA 94949, United States
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