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OSIRIS-REx Launch Party
September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Come join the fun and celebrate the launch of OSIRIS REx, a spacecraft designed by UA scientists, NASA, and Lockheed Martin. Hotel Congress hosts the largest launch party in town in honor of the asteroid mission.
FREE Space Fun for the Whole Family:
• Learn and be wowed inside the mobile UA Physics Factory 6 to 8 p.m.
• Witness the artist rendition of the launch come to life 7 p.m.
• Meet extraterrestrials from the planet UA 6 to 8 p.m.
• Enjoy live DJ on the plaza 6 to 8 p.m.
• View art by the International Association of Astronomical Arts 6 to 9 p.m.
• Have your photo taken in our space booth 6 to 9 p.m.
• Stargaze on the plaza with the U of A astronomy club 9 to 10 p.m.
The experience will be complete with spaceballs meatball appetizers and space cocktails to take you to the moon! If you’d like to enjoy dinner inside the Cup Café during the festivities, please make a reservation by calling 798-1618 or by visiting hotelcongress.com.
Learn more about OSIRIS-REx, where it’s going, and why at asteroidmission.org.