SPACE SHUTTLE ENTERPRISE LEGO® MODEL ON DISPLAY FOR THREE DAYS ONLY DURING 2nd ANNUAL “SPACEFEST” AT THE INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
THE INTREPID SEA, AIR, & SPACE MUSEUM
West 46th Street and 12th Avenue at Hudson River Park
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SPACE SHUTTLE ENTERPRISE LEGO® MODEL ON DISPLAY FOR THREE DAYS
ONLY DURING 2nd ANNUAL “SPACEFEST” AT THE INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEU
REPLICA ON VIEW FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER AS PART OF FESTIVAL
CELEBRATING SPACE, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
For the first time ever, a 3.5-foot LEGO® replica of the Space Shuttle Enterprise will go on display during the 2nd annual “SpaceFest” beginning on Friday, July 26th at 10:00 AM at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), in Manhattan.
Enterprise model creator and LEGO® Master Builder Ed Diment will be available for interview from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
The model will be on display for three days during “SpaceFest,” from Friday, July 26 to Sunday, July 28, between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM each day.
Made up of more than 50,000 LEGO® bricks, the unveiling of the new model celebrates the recent reopening of the Space Shuttle Pavilion at Intrepid.
Alongside the replica, SpaceFest visitors will also be participating in building a 6’x 6’ LEGO® mosaic which will recreate the iconic photo of Enterprise flying over Central Park.
Diment also designed and built the 22-foot-long model of the USS Intrepid, considered the largest LEGO® ship ever built, which is currently on display in the Museum’s Hangar Deck.
“SpaceFest,”which runs from Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 28, is afour day festival offering guests a variety of interactive displays, activities, exhibitions and presentations, as well as astronaut appearances, an astronomy night, and a free movie screening on the flight deck of the Intrepid.
All “SpaceFest” activities are free with admission to the Museum; activities taking place on the Pier are free and open to the public. All events and appearances are subject to change. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
DATE: Friday, July 26
TIME: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
PLACE: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue)