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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey space center to conduct rocket festival Aug. 18

Wave Staff The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, conducts an urban rocket festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18. Rocket-building activities include water rockets, stomp rockets, balloon rocket and straw rockets. A specialized rocket-building class costs $7. All other activities are free. Partnering organizations include Aerojet Rocketdyne, Virgin Orbit, Boeing, Read More…

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Downey space center to host science festival

DOWNEY — The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, will host  a science festival April 6 to 11, focusing on technology, enginering and math. Sponsored by Aerojet-Rocketdyne, based in Canoga Park,  the event will be the first such science festival in the Los Angeles area, said Benjamin Dickow, executive director of the center. “Each Read More…