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First Thursday Late Night
Age
Adult, Students, Teens
Location
Perot Museum
Family

Space

December 4 │6:30pm

Free with General Admission │ Tickets for Ed Lu’s talk are limited and must be purchased in advance.

Math gets totally out there during this night of space exploration. Meet NASA astronaut and CEO & Co-Founder of the Sentinel Mission, Dr. Ed LU, to discover an amazing mission dedicated to building a spacecraft that will map the frontier of space and prevent asteroid impacts with Earth.

Schedule

Featured Speaker

Dr. Ed Lu, Three Time Astronaut, CEO Sentinel Mission

6:30pm | The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience Learn about asteroids, the Sentinel Mission and infrared technology with Dr. Ed Lu.

Tickets must be reserved in advance. $5 for non-members, FREE for members.

Portable Universe Portable Planetarium

Fly through the solar system and discover the future for planet Earth.

Show Times: 7pm | 7:30pm | 8pm | 8:30pm Lobby | Recommended for children 6+ Complimentary tickets are available in front of the Portable Universe dome in the Lobby on a first-come-first served basis. Quantities limited.

Crater Impressions

7-9pm| Lobby

Ever wonder why there are craters on the moon? Create your own craters on our mock moon landscape.

Star Gazing on the Plaza

7:30-9:30pm | Plaza

Join our educators and members from the Texas Astronomical Society to view the night sky up close with telescopes.

Exclusive Member-only Activity

Straw Rockets

7-9pm │ Lobby

Show us your Members Matter sticker to engineer your own rocket and test its aerodynamics.

 

Come early and stay late!

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This program relates to our new exhibition 2theXtreme: MathAlive! a totally radical interactive experience that explores extreme sports, space, video games and more!

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Pandemics

Unwind and rewind scientific concepts through unique interactions with scientists, researchers, artists, and performers on first Thursdays.  Try out the latest new technology gizmos, participate in a fun social experiment, discover groundbreaking research, experience dynamic performances, or even make your own creation.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Clue

Unwind and rewind scientific concepts through unique interactions with scientists, researchers, artists, and performers on first Thursdays.  Try out the latest new technology gizmos, participate in a fun social experiment, discover groundbreaking research, experience dynamic performances, or even make your own creation.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Forensics

Unwind and rewind scientific concepts through unique interactions with scientists, researchers, artists, and performers on first Thursdays.  Try out the latest new technology gizmos, participate in a fun social experiment, discover groundbreaking research, experience dynamic performances, or even make your own creation.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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First Thursdays are experimental

Intergalactic

Visitors started the new year out by exploring the mysteries of the universe. There was exploration of the stars through mini shows in our Portable Universe planetarium, as well as discovery and discussion on the science of telescopes. It was an out of this world evening in The Lab!

You never know what to expect when you step in to The Lab, so be sure to join us every month for a new experience!         

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm on the first Thursday of every month. Come early and stay late!

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Upcoming Dates/Times

First Thursday Late Night
Space
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Pandemics
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Clue
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Forensics
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Past Events

First Thursday Late Night
Intergalactic
Jan 02, 2014 - Jan 02, 2014