Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum

Space Camp graduate Cadence Scholze poses with Museum Board President Joanne Hagen, Sparta Alderman Kevin Riley, Sparta Mayor Kristen Gust and Astronaut Mark Lee after receiving her diploma. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:50am
This year’s Deke Slayton Space Camp cadets received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony Friday evening at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum in Sparta after five days of space and science related activities. A total of 20 kids received a diploma, a signed photograph of...
Howard Von Ruden from the Sparta Area Model Club explains how the model aircrafts work during a visit from kids with Deke Slayton Space Camp. Herald photos by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 10:26am
The Sparta Area Model Club got a visit this week from the boys and girls attending the Deke Slayton Space Camp. Club members gave the kids a morning full of demos, flying the model airplanes. The kids got to see the members fly everything from Raptors, to Twin Otters, F.E.5s, T28s, a Senior...
The moon rock is on display at the Deke Slayton Memorial Museum as part of the Ambassador of Exploration Award, honoring Deke Slayton and the entire space exploration legacy. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 8:32am
On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 Lunar Module “Eagle” was the first crewed vehicle to land on the surface of the Moon; making American history as Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans ever on the Moon. Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon when he spoke those...
The BD-5J Micro Jet will be on display Saturday as part of a traveling space museum at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum’s Space Day in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Contributed photos.
Monday, June 10, 2019 - 10:12am
Come rain or shine, the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum in downtown Sparta will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during a free Space Day block party this coming Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include “explosive” science demonstrations by Oakley Moser at 11 a...

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