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Monday, July 15 – Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Backyard Wilderness 3D

February 2 to September 30

Discover the unexpected wonders of nature that are right in our own backyards.

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Mundos Alternos at NYSCI: Alien Toy by Rubén Ortiz Torres

April 7 to August 18

On view at NYSCI is artist Rubén Ortiz Torres’s Alien Toy (La Ranfla Cósmica) (1997) as part of Queens Museum's Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas.

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Solar Cat

April 22 to September 2

Solar Cat is the cutest solar panel ever made – and it can charge your phone, too! Located in the Upper Level, Tech Gallery.

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Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D

May 17 to January 21, 2020

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 landing on the moon, experience the adventure in real life with never-before-seen footage of the historic lunar mission.

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Machine Gaze

May 25 to August 25

Located in the Great Hall, Machine Gaze is a surveillance camera that has been refitted with computer vision and machine learning, giving it a new purpose and lease on life: to show how machines see people.

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Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Flight Exhibition

June 1 to September 8

Above and Beyond – The Ultimate Flight Exhibition immerses visitors in the wonders of flight, space travel and aerospace innovation.

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Superpower Dogs 3D

June 15 to May 31, 2020

Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

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Historic Hudson River – Artistic Visions

June 15 to September 1

This exhibition presents scenic views of the Hudson River and its surroundings.

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Imaging Women in the Space Age

July 13 to November 3

View vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys.

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Dowel Sculptures

July 20

Design and build sculptures and structures using dowels, rubber bands and embellishments.

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Pick It Up: Space Edition

July 20 • 10 am – 5:30 pm

Design and build a device that will pick up moon rocks.

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Imagination Playground Block Building

July 20 • 10 am – 5:30 pm

Design structures and obstacle courses with big blue blocks in Design Lab.

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Prototype Lab

July 20 • 10 am – 5:30 pm

Prototype new design and engineering ideas for activities in Design Lab.

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Escape The Planet!

July 20 • 12 – 4 pm

You have 15 minutes to escape a planet that you accidentally crash-landed on – how will you do it?

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DIY Solar Powered Mason Jar Lamps Workshop

July 20 • 4 – 5 pm

Build and decorate your own solar lamp for outdoor entertaining and general lighting needs. Learn about solar energy and the benefits of solar power with NYSCI Designer-in-Residence, Krystal Persaud, designer and founder of Grouphug.

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Apollo, A Party!

July 20 • 7 – 10 pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with us at this late-night family event including admission to Above And Beyond, a viewing of our Apollo 11 movie, stargazing and more.

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Dowel Sculptures

July 21

Design and build sculptures and structures using dowels, rubber bands and embellishments.

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Pick It Up: Space Edition

July 21 • 10 am – 5:30 pm

Design and build a device that will pick up moon rocks.

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Little Makers: Fun With Bubbles

July 21 • 10 am – 12:15 pm

Discover new tools to make bubbles of all sizes. Design and make your own bubble-making tool from everyday objects and materials.

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Imagination Playground Block Building

July 21 • 10 am – 5:30 pm

Design structures and obstacle courses with big blue blocks in Design Lab.

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Escape The Planet!

July 21 • 12 – 4 pm

You have 15 minutes to escape a planet that you accidentally crash-landed on – how will you do it?

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