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Upon entering the Great Beyond, you’ll receive your very own Star Fleet Mission Guide and Badge. Throughout the night, you’ll have the opportunity to earn “Level Up” badges by completing a host of challenges and activities:
Attend any one of the night's timed activities:
Test your knowledge of the Star Trek universe and the Great Beyond
8:00 – 8:30 pm
9:00 – 9:30 pm
A presentation from our friends in Vanderbilt’s Physics & Astronomy Department
7:30 – 7:45 pm - Death by Blackhole
8:30 – 8:45 pm - Wormholes: The Ones You Can Use to Travel Through Space & Time
7:30 – 7:55 pm - Spotting the USS Enterprise: A show from Ph.D. candidate KeyShawn Ivory
8:30 – 8:55 pm - Incoming!
9:30 – 9:55 pm - Incoming!
*times listed above are estimations
Construct a foam spacecraft and test to verify if it will withstand NASA’s rigorous testing.
Slip-on special Geordi-style glasses and learn about the visible light spectrum.
Witness the impacts on your body in a vacuum and learn how a proper spacesuit is key to outer space survival.
Test your communication skills in the Innovation Incubator (i2) by translating and decoding a scrambled alien message received from somewhere in the Sector.
- Advanced decoders can take a shot at solving an encrypted message.
- And, don't forget to check the digital monitor to brush up on a few essential phrases necessary for a successful interface with resident Klingons.
Step into an out-of-this-world, fully immersive sensory experience and contemplate the endless concept of infinity. Some could even call it our very own Holodeck.
How many Spocks can you find as you explore Adventure Science Center?
Adventure Science Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to open every mind to the wonders of science and technology, fostering a better understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Your ticket purchase to Way Late Play Date: Boldly Go Beyond is a donation to our Beyond 75 campaign; an initiative to transform over 15,000 square feet of the science center in the next three years and ensure another 75 years of extraordinary memory making.
$35 per Adult (21+)
Members receive a $5 discount. >> Become a Member
Tickets include admission, a planetarium show, and activities.
* Food and beverage are an additional cost at the event.