McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

science museum in Concord, New Hampshire

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The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is a science museum located in Concord, New Hampshire, United States, next door to the NHTI campus. The museum is dedicated to Christa McAuliffe, the Concord High School social studies teacher selected by NASA out of over 11,000 applicants to be the first Teacher in Space, and Alan Shepard, the Derry, New Hampshire, native and Navy test pilot who became the first American in space and one of only twelve human beings to walk on the Moon. The Discovery Center's mission is to inspire every generation to reach for the stars, through engaging, artful and entertaining activities that explore astronomy, aviation, earth and space science.

The 45,000-square-foot (4,200 m2) McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center offers 20,000 square feet (1,900 m2) of interactive science and engineering exhibits, outdoor exhibits including a full-sized replica of a Mercury-Redstone rocket, a full-dome digital planetarium, an observatory, science store, café, portable digital planetarium and a full complement of on- and off-site educational programs.

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Le McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center est un musée consacrée aux sciences et un planétarium situé à Concord, au New Hampshire.

Le musée est nommé du nom de Christa McAuliffe, professeur à la Concord High School sélectionnée par la NASA pour être le premier enseignant dans l'espace, et Alan Shepard, pilote d'essai originaire de Derry, premier Américain dans l'espace et l'un des douze marcheurs sur la Lune.

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