Flint Hills Discovery Center Prepares for Aerospace Day

By Jayson Henderson

Manhattan, Kansas- Prepare for liftoff as the Flint Hills Discovery Center gears up for Aerospace Day on Saturday, August 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This dynamic event, aimed at fostering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) enthusiasm in young minds, promises an exhilarating exploration of aviation and space. Partnering with Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, the Discovery Center is poised to offer an awe-inspiring experience. A generous grant from NASA ensures free admission to all exhibits and activities. An array of interactive sessions, including flight simulations, rocket launches, drone flights, and engaging experiments, are set to inspire the next generation of aerospace pioneers. The event promises to be a launching pad for dreams, connecting kids with aviation’s pioneers, and unraveling the mysteries of space exploration.

Website: www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/aerospaceday

*About Flint Hills Discovery Center:*

Situated in downtown Manhattan, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is a renowned heritage and science center dedicated to celebrating, exploring, and preserving the Kansas Flint Hills, the last vestige of North America’s tallgrass prairie. Since its opening in 2012, the center has engaged visitors with interactive exhibits spanning 10,000 square feet, captivating them with the rich history and natural wonders of this unique region.

*Address:* 315 South 3rd St., Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: 785.587.2726 | Website: www.flinthillsdiscovery.org

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