Be The Astronaut

Be The Astronaut arrives to Sci-Port Discovery Center on February 4!


Be The Astronaut is a temporary exhibit that is only open for a limited time!

February 4, 2023 – June 4, 2023


Be The Astronaut is not included with Sci-Port general admission and is an additional cost.

Member Pricing: $5
Non-Member Pricing: $8

Educator Guide

Teachers and educators, incorporate Be The Astronaut into your Sci-Port field trips! Download the educator guide below.

What is Be The Astronaut?

Scientifically verified by experts at NASA for accuracy and feasibility, the exhibit teaches visitors about the concepts, challenges, and excitement of spaceflight, through the use of touchscreen stations, artifacts, and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules.

Exhibit Activities

  • Learn STEM subjects that help you explore space.
  • Blast off seated in your very own space capsule.
  • Meet a real robot.
  • Visit the Moon, Mars, and Jupiter.
  • And much more!

Become a Sponsor

The cost of producing this elaborate exhibit is partially funded by nominal admission fees; however, Sci-Port depends on the support of sponsors to provide high-quality temporary exhibits.