Please note: The manatee habitat is empty as we undergo renovations.

We expect to re-open the habitat and begin caring for manatees again later this Spring.

Museum opening hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm (Last entry at 3pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm (Last entry at 4pm) | Closed on Monday and Tuesday

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

think + drink / science: Is It Rocket Science

think + drink / science: Is It Rocket Science

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Date(s) - 09/09/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


During think + drink / science, the day’s expert begins the evening with a presentation then we open the floor for discussion.

September 9: “Is it Rocket Science,” with Propulsion Engineer Amy Besio

Join us on Zoom as we host Propulsion Engineer Amy Besio during a virtual think+drink / science. She’ll share Rocket Science 101:  How are rockets designed? What do we need to escape Earth’s gravity? Get an insider’s look at the current vehicles and a unique perspective on what it will take to get us to Mars. The presentation will be followed by Q&A.

  • When: 7pm Wednesday, September 9 on Zoom
  • Cost: $3 for members of the Discovery Society; $5 for all others

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