Space Expo

Saturday April 4, 2020 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Experience out of this world fun at the New England Air Museum’s 12th annual SPACE EXPO.


Featuring Former Astronaut Susan Kilrain

Susan Kilrain (Commander, USN, Ret.) is a veteran of two space flights and one of only three women to ever pilot the Space Shuttle. A graduate of the Naval Test Pilot School, she has over 3,000 flight hours in more than 30 different aircraft including the F-14 Tomcat. She holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master's degree in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. She retired from NASA in 2002 and the U.S. Navy in 2005.

Lectures: 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Public Meet and Greets: 10:15-10:45 a.m. & 2:30-3:30 p.m.


NEW! Visit the Cosmic Kids Zone:

  • Meet life-size droids and intergalactic characters
  • Try the indoor "Astronaut Obstacle Course"
  • Watch a planetarium show in an inflatable dome
  • Try on a space helmet
  • Build and launch a straw rocket
  • Make a marshmallow constellation
  • Create a lunar landscape painting
  • Design a space mission patch

Click HERE to see a full event schedule. Click HERE to download a full event schedule.



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.


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 by:

Additional support is provided by:

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