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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Greenbush Getaway: ApolloPalooza!

Greenbush Getaway: ApolloPalooza!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon with out-of-this-world family fun at Greenbush! Admission is free, but advance registration is requested. Visit to claim your free tickets.


  • William L. Abernathy Science Education Center and PSU-Greenbush Astrophysical Observatory
         Greenbush Main Campus
         947 W. 47 Hwy.
         Girard, KS 66743


  • 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
         Saturday, July 20


  • Watch a short film about the Apollo 11 mission in the Digital Media Globe
  • Take a virtual reality-powered trip to the moon 
  • Launch water-powered rockets on the north lawn
  • Use programmable robots to complete a moon rover mission
  • Make and try astronaut food
  • Create and take home a moon phase calendar
  • Learn about moon phases with Oreos
  • Build LEGO rockets and take photos at the LEGO wall
  • Explore the PSU-Greenbush Astrophysical Observatory, which features a telescope designed by famed astronomer Clyde Tombaugh

For more information, call us at 620.724.6281.

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