2-Hour Simulated Space Mission for Two or Four at Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson (Up to 57% Off)

St. Louis

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In a Nutshell

Visitors play the role of astronauts, scientists, and engineers through a two-hour simulated space mission to the Moon, Mars, or a comet

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Expires Jun 16th, 2015. Must be 6 or older. Reservation required. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All sessions must be used by the same person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Jr. Astronaut mission is good for ages 6-10 and their families, other missions are good for ages 11 and up. Public missions are only held on select Saturdays; click here to view available dates. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $14 for a two-hour simulated space mission for two (a $30 value)
  • $26 for a two-hour simulated space mission for four (a $60 value)

After a brief training session, a group of 30 amateur astronauts boards the spacecraft for two hours of simulated navigation, data-gathering using real robotic arms, and the building and launching of a probe. Mission simulations are recommended for guests aged 11 and older, except for the Junior Astronauts program, which is recommended for guests aged 6—10. See available missions.

Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis

The astronauts deftly dodge the oncoming trickle of rocks and debris from the meteor shower, and as the rubble clears they see the Moon up ahead. It is at this site that they’ll soon establish the first permanent human base. Though it sounds like science fiction, novice astronauts attempt this feat daily at Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis. Part of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education—a nonprofit founded by the families of the astronauts who died in the 1986 Challenger space-shuttle mission—the center educates visitors in science and teamwork with its space simulators. Whether navigating a spacecraft or abetting astronauts at a Mission Control modeled after NASA’s Johnson Space Center, student, community, and corporate groups must maintain a cooperative spirit while assembling a probe, or being the first human to land on Mars.


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98% of 112 customers recommend

  • “Great Instructor ~ Recommend for ages 6 - 10 ~ Variety of inter active projects ~ Instructor Colton kept the class interested & moving.”

  • “Great introduction for children that might be inspired to go in that direction in their future.”

  • “10 year old grandson with science interest enjoyed it very much. participants need to be articulate and focused.”

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    St. Louis

    205 Brotherton Ln.

    Saint Louis, MO 63135

    +13145216205

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