Natural Sciences Classroom: FAIL! How Rockets and Spacecraft Blow Up and Crash

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm

Orbital space plane pad abort demonstrator, Boeing Rocketdyne RS-88 engine test, November 25, 2003.

What can go wrong to make a rocket explode or a spacecraft crash? Find out!

Event is free, but space is limited. Registration is required. Accessibility accommodations, such as an ASL Interpreter or captioning services, can be requested upon registration. We ask that requests be made at least one week before the program so that we can provide the best accommodations to you.

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Join a Natural Sciences Classroom every Tuesday at 11am for a fun, interactive experience with Museum experts! All ages are welcome, but we recommend this program for ages 8 and above. Parents are invited to participate with their children during the program.

We will use Zoom to connect with participants. Programs may be recorded for quality assurance purposes. Many of these topics are available to schedule for an organized group. Teachers, camp coordinators, and other group leaders should contact to schedule a separate program.


January 26
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


NC United States


Martha Fisk