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Air & Space Day 2003 IN MASS.



Submitted by Arthur - N1ORC

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) 

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

There's more detail, as well as updates to th participant list as more
are 
added, at:
       <A
HREF="http://spacemanning.net/sd2003.htm";>http://spacemanning.net/sd2003
.
htm</A>

This one sounds like a lot of fun for the entire family.

-= Bill McIninch, Jr. =-
KA1MOM



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