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Mission Aerospace

Mission Aerospace

Learn while you play! Our newest exhibit Mission Aerospace is now open!

Mission Aerospace is a thrilling journey for all ages that combines the mysteries of space with the excitement of a maze adventure! Prepare to be captivated by the Mission Aerospace Minotaur Maze Exhibit, where science fiction meets reality and exploration knows no bounds. Explore the history of flight, space and eclipses in this hands-on exhibit and maze. Experiment with thrust, lift, control surfaces and gyroscopes. Build rockets and paper airplanes, then test them for distance and air-dexterity on a runway.

Launch your rocket to Saturn, your plane to Sydney, and yourself into the world of aerospace!

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Father & son do a hands-on activity in Mission Aerospace exhibit
Two girls launch paper airplanes on the runway in Mission Aerospace exhibit
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Upcoming Events

Sunday Oct 15
12:00PM TO 2:00PM
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Family Day with United Airlines

Family Day with United Airlines
Sunday, Oct 15 | 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Join United Airlines employees in celebrating future aviation leaders at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.

Meet and speak with pilots, technicians, and many United employees to learn about their career journeys, enjoy fun activities and interactive experiences.

Saturday Oct 21
10:00AM TO 2:00PM
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Hauntings in the Hangar

Hauntings in the Hangar
Saturday, Oct 21 | 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Get ready for a spooktacular good time at Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum! The first 200 kids to arrive will receive a free Wings Over the Rockies Halloween candy collection bag.

Come in costume and enjoy many frightfully festive family activities including:  

  • Magic Shows at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 
  • Rat Scavenger Hunt with Prizes 
  • Activities and Crafts: Sticker Planes, Haunted Helicopters, Spooky Stars and Franken-planes
  • Black Hole Listening Station – Hear the chilling sounds of NASA’s recently released sonification of a black hole 
  • Trick or Treat Candy Stations 
  • Discovery Carts: Flying Phantoms & more!
  • Mad Scientists E-STEAM Table
  • Open Cockpits
    • Incom T-65 X-Wing fighter
    • Anakin Skywalker’s Podracer (Wheelchair accessible)
    • Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
    • Cessna O-2A Skymaster (Wheelchair accessible)
    • North American F-100D Super Sabre
  • Pedal Planes
  • Phantom Photo Booth from MiHi Entertainment
  • Themed Cars from Geek Garage
  • And much more! 

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Monday Oct 23
11:00AM TO 1:00PM
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Aerospace Discovery Family Workshop: Spooktacular Science

Aerospace Discovery Family Workshop: Spooktacular Science
Monday, Oct 23 | 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Visit Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for a family learning workshop! Families with children aged 2-12 are invited to participate in hands-on crafts and activities.

At the Spooktacular Science Workshop, learn about rainbows, make a candy rainbow, create a spectroscope and fly a rainbow water rocket!

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  • $5 per person (up to four people)
  • $3 for each additional person (use code “Discovery!” at checkout.)
  • Members receive $5 off total price (sign in to receive your discount.)

Parent/caregiver must attend with children (no drop-offs).

Pre-Registration is required. Registration closes on Saturday, October 21 at 11:59 p.m.

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