2014 Astronaut Autograph & Memorabilia Show Nov. 8-9
By Space Coast Daily // November 6, 2014
BENEFITS ASTRONAUT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
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BREVARD COUNTY • KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The countdown has begun for Astronaut Scholarship Foundation’s Astronaut Autograph and Memorabilia Show Weekend, set for November 8-9, 2014 at the Kennedy Space Center.
You won’t want to miss this family-friendly weekend that features autograph sessions, astronaut photo opportunities, lectures from the legends, a unique space auction — and the fun doesn’t stop there.
Visit the show’s space-related exhibitor hall, enjoy all the incredible attractions that Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center has to offer and get ready to meet, mingle and dine with legendary astronauts and other space icons.
Check out the schedule of events for more details about this cosmic experience.
NEW VENUE: The Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront is a premier beachside property that just completed a multi-million dollar upgrade. Find out more about our host hotel and get information on how to reserve your room here.
NEW FEATURES: Start your weekend Thursday with a Monte Carlo Casino Night on the poolside deck of hotel. Play celebrity blackjack, craps, roulette, and more alongside your favorite astronauts.
BIGGER PARTY: Friday’s Night Under the Stars will be held at Exploration Tower. This seven-floor venue offers incredible vistas and multi-levels of activity including guest speakers, a special presentation by General Tom Stafford, movies, tapas-style dinner, cocktails, and astronaut encounters.
Astronauts and Special Guests Scheduled to Attend
More and more astronauts representing every era of manned spaceflight are signing on to participate.
Enjoy the unique combination of sun, surf, and space with some of history’s greatest astronauts.
All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which aids the United States in retaining its world leadership in science and technology by providing scholarships to exceptional college students pursuing degrees in these fields. The cost of ticket packages over fair market value should be considered a charitable donation.
Check out these ticket options to find the package that best suits you:
The below astronauts have signed on to attend this year’s Astronaut Autograph & Memorabilia Show.