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McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Kids Enjoy the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Ready for a fun day of learning about space and science? The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, located north of Concord, engages its visitors to learn about aviation, astronomy, space science and Earth science.
This incredible center is named after New Hampshire residents, Christa McAuliffe, one of the seven who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger, and the first American in space, Alan Shepard.
The hands-on exhibits include SunWorks - An International Art Exhibition, Marvin - the Martian Rover, the Redstone Rocket Plaza, Space Shuttle Model and Walk on the Sun.
While at the center, be sure to check out the replica of the Mercury-Redstone Rocket, watch one of the shows in the planetarium theater and check out the night sky from the Celestron 14" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, from the Observatory.
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