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Vandenberg Launch Experience

The Vandenberg Launch Experience gives Central Coast families an unprecedented opportunity to launch rockets and experience the 21st century world of aerospace science through this exciting, hands-on educational exhibit. Kids will simulate a space launch using actual United Launch Alliance Control Center computer consoles, witness live feeds from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a 90-inch […]

Discovery Space Shuttle

The first installment in the Vandenberg Launch Experience, the Discovery Space Shuttle allows future astronauts to imagine they are launching a satellite or piloting a mission to Mars. Complete with a full simulation dashboard, children are motivated to be explorers, as well as provided a hands-on introduction into the aerospace industry.  For more information, check […]

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Catching Air

Giving children a hands-on understanding of the movement and power of air, CATCHING AIR allows them to choose, move and elevate items through floor-to-ceiling pneumatic tubes at the entrance of the museum. This exciting new STEM exhibit has been developed and funded by the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD). Come in and give […]

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Discovery Farms Produce Truck

An homage to Santa Maria’s bountiful valley, this whimsical produce truck playground offers every child a dynamic outdoor place at the entrance of the museum to play and lean about our local agriculture. Our repurposed truck includes an open space for climbing and stacking boxes, a rigging system for hoisting giant strawberries, a slide, and […]

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