HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The 5th annual NASA in the Park occasion took over Big Spring Park Saturday.
The Marshall Space Flight Center and Downtown Huntsville Inc. partnered collectively to have fun the 60th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
“This is one of the best events all year long because it’s so Huntsville,” mentioned Chad Emerson, CEO of Downtown Hunstville Inc. “It just really epitomizes the quirky, interesting, intelligent, creative place that we are.”
“Everybody should walk away and understand what their neighbors actually do at Marshall Space Flight Center,” mentioned Sherri Stroud, External Relations Specialist for the Marshall Space Flight Center. “There’s wonderful work that goes on out there developing the next rocket that’s gonna take us back to the moon, and someday to Mars.”
There had been practically 70 reveals at the occasion that aimed to show and encourage individuals of all ages. It additionally featured retired astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson and dwell music carried out by NASA staff.
Organizers mentioned they hope the occasion sheds a bit of mild on a few of the initiatives in the Rocket City and that it could encourage the subsequent 60 years of space exploration.