U.S. Space & Rocket holds viewing party for Boeing Starliner launch  

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The U.S. Space & Rocket Center will celebrate the second test launch of the Boeing Starliner capsule with a live launch party, Thursday, May 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. The launch is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m.

The launch party takes place in our newly opened featured exhibition, Planet Pioneers, so visitors can explore this hands-on exhibit and learn what it will take to colonize a new planet. Visitors can also take part in special activities in Spark!Lab while waiting on the launch.

Launch party tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for children and free for members and may be purchased online or at the Main Ticket Desk on arrival. Admission does not include other areas of the Rocket Center.

Media contact: Pat Ammons, pat.ammons@spacecamp.com; 256-721-5429

 About U.S. Space & Rocket Center


The U.S. Space & Rocket Center®, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is home to Space Camp®, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge® and U.S. Cyber Camp® as well as the Apollo 16 capsule, the National Historic Landmark Saturn V rocket, the INTUITIVE® Planetarium and world-class traveling exhibits. USSRC is the Official Visitor Center for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and a showcase for national defense technologies developed at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal.

To learn more about the exciting programs and activities at the USSRC, go to rocketcenter.com.

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