Explore Calendar of Events Griffith Observatory Presents a Day with NASA
February 20, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater

Griffith Observatory Presents a Day with NASA

A NASA exhibit about the International Space Station

Upcoming NASA Events at Griffith Observatory

The Observatory is pleased to present two free public activities in partnership with NASA:

“Driven to Explore”

A special walk-through NASA exhibit about the International Space Station.
12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.
Observatory parking lot

An Astronaut’s Perspective

NASA astronaut Mark T. Vande Hei (Colonel, U.S. Army) discusses his selection, training, and preparations for his first flight in space, a six-month assignment on the International Space Station.

With the Academy Awards approaching, Vande Hei will also assess the authenticity of the space experience presented in the Oscar-nominated movie Gravity.

  • 7:30-8:30 p.m., Lecture and Q & A
  • 8:30-9:00 p.m., Autographs

Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon Theater