Next Giant Leap

Columbia Memorial Space Center

Program and drive a robot to explore lunar lava tubes below the surface of the Moon!

Take the Next Giant Leap with the Columbia Memorial Space Center! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by exploring the lunar surface with technology of the future.

Visitors will have the opportunity to operate robotic arms to analyze lunar rocks, program a rover to navigate, and conduct experiments on the surface of the Moon.

These hands-on activities will showcase the skills used by engineers and space explorers to advance the future of space travel.

Age Range

Elementary School (ages 4 - 11), Middle School (ages 12 - 14), High School (ages 15 - 18),


Engineering & Robotics


Civil engineering, Engineering, Robotics,

Days scheduled

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Start time End time Location
09:00 16:30 Show Floor
Start time End time Location
09:00 16:30 Show Floor
Start time End time Location
09:00 17:00 Show Floor