Attention Students! Write an Essay, Meet a Space Shuttle Astronaut.

By | 2014-04-17T12:04:37+00:00 April 17th, 2014|

Retired NASA Astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain Christopher J. Ferguson is slated to attend our Fifth Annual Spring Gala to benefit our educational and community outreach efforts. The event will also raise funds for the restoration of the original training capsule, or gondola, of the Johnsville Centrifuge. The event will be held at the VE [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

IT’S HAPPENING! THE GONDOLA IS COMING HOME!!

By | 2011-04-29T17:54:13+00:00 April 29th, 2011|

After spending the last 47 years safely stored at the National Air & Space Museum's Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration and Storage Facility in Suitland, Maryland, the original gondola of the Johnsville Centrifuge will be coming home to Warminster on May 5th, the 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight. The gondola's return is being [...]