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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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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey space museum to host science festival

The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, marks the end of the month-long City of STEM Science Festival with a free, public celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28. The event features more than 60 booths, indoor and outdoor activities, music, food trucks and special guest Jason Latimer of “Impossible Science” Read More…

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Downey space center exhibit honors Cassini

The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, reveals its newest exhibit in honor of Cassini’s 20-year journey to Saturn at 10 a.m. April 7. The exhibit is open through June. The opening of the exhibit is part of the space center’s city of STEM festivities, which are designed to interest more students in Read More…