Space Expo

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Experience out of this world fun at the New England Air Museum’s 11th annual SPACE EXPO, New England’s largest aerospace event.


Featuring Former NASA Astronaut Joseph Tanner

Lectures: 11:00a.m. and 12:30p.m.
Meet and Greet: 1:30-3:30p.m.

Joseph Tanner earned his Navy pilot wings in 1975 flying A7-E aircraft and serving as an advanced jet instructor pilot before joining NASA in 1984. He is a veteran of four space missions and seven spacewalks, and has logged over 9,000 hours in military and NASA aircraft.


  • Meet life-size droids and intergalactic characters
  • Take flight at the NEAM Virtual Flight Center
  • View a planetarium show in an inflatable dome
  • Build and launch a straw rocket
  • Make a marshmallow constellation
  • Try on a space helmet
  • Design a space mission patch
  • Touch a meteorite, and more!

You can see a complete lsting of the Space Expo activities here, and you can download an activities listing here.



Group Admission

You may purchase discounted group admission for Space Expo. Your group must have 10 or more participants to qualify for the group admission rate. Groups must arrive together at check-in. Registration is non-refundable and payment must be received by April 1, 2019. The group rates are $13.00 for adults ages 15 and up, and $8.00 for youth ages 4-14. Children ages 3 and under are free.

You can register your group online here.

Groups may purchase general admission the day of the event.

If you have any questions, please contact: Jeanie Rozbora, Visitor Services Manager, by phone at 860-623-3305 X311, or by email .


You can download a flyer here.

All events and activities included with museum admission unless otherwise noted and are subject to change. See website for details.


Enjoy an “out of this world” lunch or snack. Cash only, please. Available 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from:


Space Expo is supported in part by:

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