Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Roger That! celebrates space exploration and the life of Grand Rapids native, Roger B. Chaffee, with a multi-day experience, featuring a public celebration at the GRPM and an academic and public conference at Grand Valley State University (GVSU).

Join the GRPM for educational exhibitions and activities taking place throughout the day on Saturday, February 15. Learn more about Roger B. Chaffee and space exploration with hands-on activities including a paper airline and jet propulsion activity, gazing at the daytime sky with telescopes, creating underwater ROVs, interacting with space artifacts and much more!

Visitors will find activities throughout the Museum and all activities are included with general admission. Planetarium shows take place on the hour throughout the day and are $4 per person and free for Museum members.

For planetarium show schedules and to purchase tickets, visit

On Saturday, February 15, Astronaut Franklin Story Musgrave will serve as a keynote speaker in the Meijer Theater at the GRPM, starting at 11 a.m. Musgrave’s presentation will be titled, “From Farm Kid to Trauma Surgeon to Rocketman and Way Beyond.”

Limited tickets available!


Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Cost: Free with general admission
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: Alee'a Cherry
Organizer Phone: 6169291715
Organizer Email: [email protected]


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