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June 21 event for aerospace addicts: Air & Space Day 2003



I hope this may be of interest to anyone on this list in and around the
Boston area. I hope to be on AO-40 while at this event and looking for
anyone who can help out at the AMSAT booth.

Rick N1HID

AIR & SPACE DAY 2003
June 21, 2003 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Livingston Recreational Field, Livingston St., Tewksbury, MA


AIR & SPACE DAY 2003 is a free, fun, family, educational event, created
to 
show children that science, math, and history can be fun. Optional
donations 
will be used to build an observatory for Tewksbury schools.

Invited Guests 
· Dick Gordon                  Gemini XI and Apollo XII Astronaut
· John Dobson                  Inventor of the Dobsonian telescope 
· Lt. Col. Mike Stockwell    Dual qualified jet and helicopter pilot 
· Cliff Reed                       Tuskegee Airman (pilot 332nd Squadron
WWII 
)
· Arlene Marland             Pilot, The Ninetynines aircraft ferry
squadron 
WWII 
· Jessa Piaia                      Amelia Earhart Impersonator
· Don "Dr. Flush" Rethke   Inventor of the space shuttle toilets 

Planned Events & Displays 
· 10 hot air balloons, including the largest freeform Hot air balloon in
the 
world 
· Blimp - Kermit Kraft 1 - gondola 
· NASA Glenn Research Center  Mobile Aeronautics Education Laboratory 
· F-22 attack jet flight simulator 
· Skydivers - 2 jumps - All female skydiving team 
· Paragliders, including a powered paraglider smoke show 
· Ultralights
· Hang Gliders 
· 9 helicopters, including State Police, Coast guard, National guard, TV 
channels 
       4, 5 and 7, and helicopter rides
· Model Rocket Launching Clinic - 300 kits 
· Radio Control and Control-line flying model airplanes
· StarLab planetarium
· Astronomy and Telescope Making ( stargazing party now planned for 
       8:00pm to 10:00pm ) 
· FAA Portable Control Tower 
· Boston Museum of Science display 
· Universe Productions  DVD tour of the solar system 
· Apollo Space Suit 
· Paper Airplane Making
· American Radio Relay League - Ham radio, with Kids' Day special event 
station
· Robotics demo (Lawrence and Lowell high schools )
· Gyro Ring Ride 
· Concessions
· Bounce houses
· Rocket car 

Colleges 
· WPI     MIT     Harvard     BU     Northeastern     Daniel Webster
College 

Authors Row 
· Authors of Space and Aviation books  including 1000 "make your own 
       Hovercraft" books being given to children (donated by Lockheed) 

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There's more detail, as well as updates to th participant list as more
are 
added, at:: http://spacemanning.net/sd2003.htm

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