We're booked to visit several events this summer -- Check below for details!

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We will be at several festivals, exhibitions, fairs, and other events through 2019. Please come visit to have a chance to see the Backyard Lander in person and to learn a little bit about the machines that took the man to the moon fifty years ago!


June 2019

Backyard Lander Demo – Newman Riga Library
Thursday, June 27
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Come see the Backyard Lander and watch an engaging presentation about the lander, moon landing, and more.
– 3 PM – Presentation for Children
– 7 PM – Presentation for Adults

Independence Day Celebration – Cherry Creek, NY
Saturday, June 29
Details pending
Join the Backyard Lander on display! Also enjoy a Car Show, Auction, Parade, Rides, Food Vendors, Games, Crafters, Raffle, Beer & Wine Tent, and more.

July 2019

Backyard Lander Demo – Rush Library
Thursday, July 11
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From 5-7:30 PM Join for a presentation for all ages, with a chance to win a souvenir for those attending. Celebrate with the community for the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.

Rochester Museum and Science Center – Featured Presenter 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
Tuesday, July 16
Saturday, July 20
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Meet and greet, see the Backyard Lander, and discover the research being done right here in Rochester. Times TBD

RMSC After Dark – Galactic Get Down!
Friday, July 26
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RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full museum access, cash bars and exciting science demonstrations.

Ground control to Rochester, we have liftoff on the party of the summer! Explore the depths of space in the newly renovated Strasenburgh Planetarium and see the stars like you’ve never seen them before. Dress up as your favorite space explorer and dive into the cosmos with activities across the RMSC campus.

Evening with the Backyard Lunar Lander – Chili Library
Wednesday, July 31
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6 to 8 pm No registration required. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Barry Nobles has built a half-size Lunar Lander. Join us and learn the how and why he recreated this American artifact.

August 2019

Details coming soon!

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Recent News

On June 27th I had the pleasure to join the Rochester Awesome Foundation chapter on the “Need to Know” segment of WXXI Rochester. I am thankful to be a part of the Awesome Foundation family and for how it showed me that this project had an opportunity to bring joy to my community and not just myself. If you THINK IT, MAKE IT!