Blast Off Into Learning This Weekend at Imagination Station

Daily Dose  |  07/18/2019 2:00 am

On July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of this giant leap for mankind at Imagination Station on Saturday – Sunday, July 20 – 21.

“Our visitors will blast off to a whole new world of learning as they experiment with a water rockets and learn how astronauts are able to overcome gravity to leave the earth’s atmosphere,” said Sloan Eberly Mann, Director of Education at Imagination Station. “We want to celebrate the bravery and curiosity of these early space visionaries and inspire new dreams of space travel.”

The Water Rocket Challenge is an exciting way for visitors to learn about propulsion, thrust and acceleration as they design, build and launch their own rocket. All supplies are provided, aspiring rocket scientists need only to bring their ideas and tinkering skills!

All activities are included in science center admission. All Lucas County residents receive a $2 discount and free Saturday admission for kids, 12 and under with paid adult admission, limit two children per adult.

Visitors wishing to taste what it’s like to be an astronaut may purchase vanilla and Neapolitan Astronaut Ice Cream in the Science2GO Gift Shop.

Imagination Station provides a critical layer of science enrichment by serving as an educational partner for teachers, schools and parents. It’s with a thoughtful blend of exhibits, experiences, education and excitement that Imagination Station inspires visitors to pursue STEM careers in Northwest Ohio.

For more information, please call 419.244.2674 or visit 

WHAT:                       One Giant Leap: 50th Anniversary of the First Lunar Landing

WHEN:                       Saturday, July 20    10am – 5pm
                                   Sunday, July 21  12 – 5pm