The Exhibit

Witness the innovation that makes life possible in the unforgiving vacuum of space in this new, special exhibition. Experience what it is like to be on board the International Space Station and try your hand at some of the feats of engineering that support the astronauts who live there.

Space will give you a glimpse of the challenges and triumphs of space exploration. Discover what is possible and what awaits in orbit and beyond.

Audio Description

Interested in hosting Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience at your museum? Learn more about leasing opportunities.

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Students, get ready for the future.

Students will experience interactive components like walking in a rotating space lab, operating a robotic arm and drop tower, and other interactives that examine propulsion, gravity, and weightlessness.

Download the Space Teacher and Chaperone Guide
Includes suggestions for connecting your curriculum through pre-visit preparation activities, guiding questions and activities to use during your field trip, ideas for building on the experience back at school after your visit, and alignments to Minnesota Academic Standards.


NASA's Astronaut Selection Program
What sort of education does it take to become an astronaut? NASA is also always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals.

"NASA is more than astronauts. We are scientists, engineers, IT specialists, human resources specialists, accountants, writers, technicians, and many other kinds of people."

SpaceX Careers
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars in fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not.

Jobs at Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services in flight systems, defense systems, and space systems.

Museum Alliance
Find space exhibits, planetarium shows and space events around the country.

NASA Visitor Centers
You can visit NASA in Alabama, California, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.

NASA Kids' Club
Find activities and information about rockets, astronauts, space exploration, space shuttles, solar system, and galaxies.


Exhibition Partners

Science Museum of Minnesota
California Science Center

The Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative

California Science Center (Los Angeles)
Franklin Institute (Philadelphia)
Museum of Science (Boston)
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (Portland)
Science Museum of Minnesota (Saint Paul)

Supporting Grants from

NASA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration