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Science of Space Expo at the Museum of Nature and Science 2018

Summer has been out of this world at the Museum of Nature & Science. Enjoy one last weekend before heading back to school with the Science of Space Expo, Saturday, August 11, 2018. From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the museum will host astronomy activities from the GSK Science in the Summer™ program. Provided by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and administered through the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, this fun and free event will introduce visitors to the sun and the stars, Earth’s moon, and space travel. Learn through fun, hands-on, experiments with sun prints, rockets, the phases of the moon, and more.

Admission to the Las Cruces Museum System is free. The Museum of Nature & Science is located at 411 N. Main St. and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (June – August), and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional information, visit the website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call 575.522.3120.

GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. It is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. For more company information, go to us.gsk.com and follow us on twitter.com/GSKUS.

For more information on GSK’s global STEM education program, visit gskscienceeducation.com.

Media Contact:

Megan Kelly, Harris, Baio & McCullough, 484-347-0224, megan@hbmadv.com

Marti Skold Jordan, Manager US Community Partnerships, 919-328-0507

Stephanie Hawkins, Museum of Nature & Science, 575-532-3372