Tuesday, April 12, 2016

World Space Party Detroit 2016

This Friday, April 15th head to the Michigan Science Center for a party that is out of this world! The center is hosting World Space Party Detroit, a "global celebration of humanity’s Past/Present/Future in space". Throughout the world there will be parties in honor of the first time a human entered space, when Yuri Gagarin took the first spaceflight back in 1961. Throughout the next couple of weeks there will be parties on literally every continent, even Antarctica. You can see the full list of events here.

The Detroit World Space Party will be a celebration like no other! On top of the already amazing space exhibits at the Science Center there will be all sorts of educational experiences as well as great entertainment. Before we give you the rundown on this year's festivities, check out this recap of last year's party.

If this looks like a party you want to check out, here are the details! This year's event will feature a 1:10 scale rocket launch, telescopes for star gazing, presentations by a NASA Engineer in the Planetarium, Aerial Performances by Irina Laura, Live Painting by Timothy Orikri, Experimental live performances by Audra Kubat, themed cocktails, interactive museum exhibits, 2D/3D space cinema and more! The event is open to both adults and children, tickets are $15 or $10 for kids 12 and under. Guests are encouraged to dress for the future and get in the spirit.

The party is set to start at 7 p.m. and go until 10 p.m. The Michigan Science Center is located at 5020 John R in Detroit. For more information on this event, click here. To purchase tickets in advance, click here.


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