Science Saturdays

Blast Off on Science Saturdays at the National Automobile Museum

with exclusive activities from the

Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada

Experience the Excitement

·       Simulated journeys throughout the solar system

·       Full-dome planetarium programs

·       Hands-on workshops

·       Live presentations

·       Virtual reality headsets

·       iPad interactive stations


2018 Series 

January - December, Second Saturday of the Month

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


$12 per person for Children and Adults

Also includes admission to the Automobile Museum.


Designed for Participants aged 8 through Adults

Participants aged 8 to 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

One parent per family or group of up to six friends.


Pre-Registration Required

Purchase Your Boarding Passes (tickets) at

Registration Deadline: approx. 2 days before each event


2018 Science Saturday Subjects

January 13 - Training Future Astronauts

February 10 - Living in Space

March 10 - Studying the Stars

April 14 - Living on Spaceship Earth

May 12 - Roving on Mars

June 9 - Talking to Space

July 14 - Making Space Art

August 11 - Learning to Fly

September 8 - Building the Space Station

October 13 - Mining the Moon

November 10 - Eating in Space

December 8, Seeing through Hubble