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Countdown to Launch! Cape Cod’s Official NASA Host Site for the James Webb Space Telescope Community Event
November 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
One event on November 13, 2021 at 9:30 am
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is honored to be selected as the official NASA host for Cape Cod’s James Webb Space Telescope Community Event. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be the largest telescope in space, 100 times more powerful than Hubble, and able to see back in time almost 13.5 billion years to observe the earliest galaxies. The telescope is scheduled to launch on Saturday, December 18th, so keep your eyes to the sky!
COUNTDOWN TO LAUNCH EVENTS:
* Friday, October 8th at 1pm – Kick off a month of exciting programs with Archaeoastronomer and NASA Solar System Ambassador Marie Kesten Zahn. Marie will give an overview of the making of the James Webb Space Telescope and its mission.
This event is FREE to the public but does not include general Museum Admission.
*Saturdays in October, excluding October 30th, visit the Earth & Space Lab with awesome hands-on activities and the DYI SPACE Art Station to build your own space structures!
Free with Museum Admission.
*Saturday, November 13th from 9:30am- 3pm join us for our special James Webb Space Telescope Community Event that includes over 20 hands-on STEAM activities throughout the Museum and grounds. Many of our activities are provided through a materials grant to CCMNH from the National Informal STEM Education Network.
This event is FREE to the public but RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!
Go to: www.ccmnh.org