Virginia Air & Space Center
The visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base. This world-class facility features the Adventures in Flight and Space Quest galleries and more than 100 "hands-on" exhibits that tell the story of air and space exploration. See the Apollo 12 Command Module, a Mars meteorite and a three-billion year-old moon rock! Make a crater, travel to Mars and fly an airplane. Visit the technologically advanced 3D IMAX® Theater and see a film on a five-story screen with 16,000 watts of digital-sound.
CHECK OUT OUR NEW EXHIBITS:
- DC-9 Future of Flight Theater opening March 2014
- Blast Off! exhibit opening July 1, 2014 Let your imagination soar when you pretend, play and explore space with this new hands-on exhibit. Build a rocket, learn about space food and sleep on a wall! Suit up in a spacesuit, explore the moon's surface, and learn about gravity as you manipulate the lunar rover.
- Living in Space exhibit opening July 1, 2014 Become an International Space Station (ISS) crewmember for a day and see what it is like to Live, Work and Play in space with this hands-on exhibit. Plan a day in space, perform a simulated science experiment, try out daily activities like mealtime or playtime, and dock with a spacecraft.