COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center (CCSSC) is opening a new interactive space flight adventure March 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission is $5 per person and free for children ages three and under. Hot dogs, snacks, and drinks will be available for purchase.
"A Space Shuttle Odyssey" is a 27-seat theater that includes ten high-definition displays from the front and above that represent the Earth from orbit, the stars flight, data, and more. Participants will take a 15-minute journey into space in seats that literally shake.
A Space Shuttle Odyssey was created by a $250,000 gift from WestRock, an American packaging company.
"We are so grateful to have a partner like WestRock," said Shawn Cruzen, executive director of CUS's Coca-Cola Space Science Center. "Together, we are providing inspiration to the next generation of science explores, as well as creating a richer history and culture experience for the region and visitors."
"A Space Shuttle Odyssey" launch celebration includes:
- “A Space Shuttle Odyssey” shows every 20 minutes
- RED the Robot in action
- Super Science demonstrations
- Air Rocket construction and launches
- Omnisphere Theater shows
- Solar observing
- Door prizes