SPACE DANCE PARTY

Dancing, drinks, glow sticks, costumes, and all things space. You might bump into an astronaut, a rocket scientist or Mars rover mission controller at the party...

Saturday, April 9, 2016 5:30PM to 12:00AM

California Science Center

Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion

700 Exposition Park Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90037

About The Party

Your evening will be filled with dancing, drinks, glow sticks, costumes, and all things space. You might bump into an astronaut, a rocket scientist or Mars rover mission controller at the party… You start at the LaunchPad Pre-party upstairs to meet your crewmates, then listen to a veteran space explorer share her experiences first hand, then we bring the lights down for you to take your own epic journey. DJ Dynamix will be bringing you sick space beats until midnight and we will be dancing under the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion celebrating space, art and the power to bring us all together here on Spaceship Earth.

Legendary Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin

Don’t miss your chance to meet a legend of space! Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon on July 20, 1969 with Neil Armstrong as part of Apollo 11— the 1st mission to land people on the moon. Be sure to come and meet the man who continues to work tirelessly on his latest mission— getting your ass to Mars.

ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti

Samantha Cristoforetti holds the women’s and the European’s space mission duration record after her 199 day ISS mission ending in June of 2015. Sam is an ESA Astronaut and the 1st Italian Woman in Space.

Emcee: Gray Bright (Me!)

Host of The Tomorrow Show, a Late Night Talk Show focused on Science and Technology.

Space Ambassadors

This year we will again host the Yuri’s Night Ambassadors in their dashing blue sashes! Please go up to them throughout the night and ask your favorite space questions!

Bobak Ferdowsi:: NASA JPL’s Mohawk Guy, now working on the Europa Orbiter

Chris Lewicki:: President and Chief Engineer, Planetary Resources

Gen. Pete Worden:: Astronomer, Former NASA Ames Center Director, Host of the Biggest Yuri’s Night Parties EVER

Kelly Latimer:: 1st Female Virgin Galactic Pilot, and former SOFIA and Shuttle Aircraft Carrier Pilot

Sascha Paladino:: Creator/Executive Producer, Disney’s animated series Miles From Tomorrowland

Dr. Laura Danly:: Astronomer and Curator at the Griffith Observatory

Derek Muller:: Host of the Science & Engineering YouTube Channel ‘Veritasium’

Robert Picardo:: Host of the Planetary Post, Planetary Society Board member, actor, hologram, collectible.

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