February 17, 2018

Come to the Grand Rapids Public Museum to enjoy:

"Flying in Space: The Space Shuttle and Beyond" presented by guest speaker Dr. Guion Bluford (Colonel, USAF, Ret.), the first African-American astronaut to go into space  (11:00 a.m. - Tickets will be available at grpm.org).

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  • Learn from student-submitted projects designing solutions for the future of space exploration.
  • Watch a planetarium show including an introductory history of Roger B. Chaffee and featured presentations highlighting space exploration
  • See museum artifacts related to space, space travel, and Roger B. Chaffee.
  • Enjoy many other family-friendly activities related to space!

12:30 p.m.

  • Dr. Bluford will announce the winners of the Roger That! 2018 Design Challenge.