EXPO 2024

Save the Date: Space Expo 2024
Saturday, April 27, 2024

Experience out of this world fun at the New England Air Museum’s Annual SPACE EXPO!

This in-person special event will feature guests from our region’s aerospace industry, activities for children and families, and much more!

This event is free with museum admission. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online below. Please note, promotions do not apply for this event.

Keynote Speaker: Mike Mullane, NASA Astronaut (Ret.), Col., USAF (Ret.)

Upon his graduation from West Point in 1967, Colonel Mullane was commissioned in the United States Air Force.  As a Weapon Systems Operator aboard Phantom
aircraft, he completed 134 combat missions in Vietnam. 

Mullane was selected as a Mission Specialist in 1978 in the first group of Space Shuttle Astronauts.  He completed three space missions aboard the Shuttles
“Discovery” and “Atlantis” before retiring from NASA and the Air Force in 1990.

Mullane is the author of several books, including his uniquely entertaining memoir, Riding Rockets, The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut.

Lectures: 11:00am and 1:00pm

Public Meet and Greets: 10:00-10:45am & 2:00-3:00pm

Special Guests Include:

- Intergalactic Characters & Droids from the 501st Legion Connecticut Garrison

- Aldrich Astronomical Society

- Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford

- CATO Rocketry Club

- Collins Aerospace

- Danbury FIRST Robotics Teams

- EAA Chapter 166

- Springfield Museums

- Springfield Stars Club

-Talcott Mountain Science Center


Onsite food trucks: LAttitude pizza truck & Tacos la Rosa

All events are subject to change.

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