NASA’s newest mobile space exhibit at LBJ Library

Mar 06, 2009

NASA's newest mobile space exhibit at LBJ Library - visitors have rare opportunity to touch a 3-billion-year old moon rock.

Three days of opportunities for news coverage. Three days of space-related events open to the public.

(Austin) - It's a space exploration celebration as big as the Lone Star State featuring out-of-this world space exhibits, educational presentations for students, a chance to touch a 3-billion-year-old moon rock, and to participate in Explore UT.

Friday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Visitors will experience NASA's newest mobile space exhibit, "Driven to Explore." On Friday, hundreds of students have reservations to enjoy a hands-on day of learning. Students will travel from the mobile space exhibit to tables of fun activities outside and then inside the LBJ Library to enjoy more exhibits from NASA as well as the Library's exhibit, To the Moon: The American Space Program in the 1960s.

Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - NASA's "Driven to Explore" mobile exhibit will be one of the exciting destinations for students visiting Explore UT. Visitors are encouraged to come to the NASA exhibits in the LBJ Library parking lot and then go inside the Library to enjoy more displays and visit the Library's current exhibit, To the Moon: The American Space Program in the 1960s. The LBJ Library is an "Early Bird" destination for Explore UT.

Sunday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to noon - NASA's "Driven to Explore" mobile exhibit in the LBJ Library parking lot is open to the public. Visitors welcome these activities are part of Space Week Texas 2009. Free Parking & Admission at the LBJ Library.