Shuttle Discovery Delivered to Smithsonian

By | 2012-04-17T16:55:18+00:00 April 17th, 2012|

Earlier today, you may have seen the news coverage of the transfer of Space Shuttle Discovery to Washington DC on the back of a 747 jetliner. The event of the delivery of a Space Shuttle to the Smithsonian Institution brought thousands of onlookers out to the National Mall to witness Shuttle Discovery at it was [...]

“MUSEUM IN THE PARK” TO BE PART OF WARMINSTER DAY TRICENTENNIAL FESTIVITIES

By | 2015-06-26T16:17:10+00:00 September 8th, 2011|

Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum to Showcase Artifacts on Loan from Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum will be participating in this year’s Warminster Day this Saturday, September 10 from 11AM to 4PM at Warminster Community Park by featuring some recently acquired artifacts that have never been on display in the [...]

20th CENTURY “TORTURE DEVICE” RETURNS TO BUCKS COUNTY

By | 2011-08-31T14:41:36+00:00 August 31st, 2011|

“Iron Maiden” Used to Set Standing World Record Comes Home An important research tool once used to test theories about submerging the human body in water to lessen the effects of G forces encountered during space flight is returning to Bucks County after a 15 year absence. Flashback… On December 7, 1958 Bucks County native [...]

History Made Here

By | 2011-05-11T12:31:45+00:00 May 11th, 2011|

Below is the text of an editorial that appeared in the Daily Intelligencer on Monday, May 9, 2011. History made here America's space program has roots in Warminster IT WAS ALL so new then, so unfamiliar, so much like something out of Capt. Video: On May 5, 1961 - 50 years ago - astronaut Alan [...]

Program Announced for Museum Gala

By | 2011-04-13T20:16:09+00:00 April 13th, 2011|

Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum announces that renown Astronomer Derrick Pitts will speak at their Second Annual Spring Gala. The program will also include a special Q&A session with Art Guntner, a retired Naval Corpsman and Aerospace Medicine Technician who helped train the Mercury astronauts at the Johnsville Centrifuge in the 1960s.