Museum of Science and Industry

Shuttle Retirement Party

July 8, 2011

Event Essentials

  • Date:
  • July 8, 2011
  • Time:
  • 10:00 AM
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Earth Revealed
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  • Tickets:
  • Included with Museum Entry

Event starts at 10 a.m. Launch scheduled for 10:26 a.m.

Be here for space history as it happens!

Join us in the Earth Revealed exhibit to celebrate the accomplishments of the shuttle program and watch a live simulcast of the launch of the space shuttle Atlantis. This mission, STS-135, is the final space shuttle mission.

There will be payloads of fun to be had - with trivia, prizes, astronaut ice cream and more! We’ll finish the party with a blast, connecting to the live NASA broadcast of the historic launch, scheduled for 10:26 a.m. Central Daylight Time.

Visit NASA's Shuttle home page to learn more.

(This event is subject to change based on NASA launch schedule.)

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
More Information

Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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