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

By |2014-04-17T12:04:37-04:00April 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 [...]

2013 Spring Gala Debrief

By |2013-06-09T13:37:19-04:00June 9th, 2013|

Last night we held our Fourth Annual Spring Gala at the Vereinigung Erzgebirge (“VE”) Club in Warminster. Thanks to all who came out and helped to make it a special event.  We were honored to have in attendance four Tuskegee Airmen: Mr. Roscoe D. Draper, Maj. John L. Harrison, Maj. Bertram A. Levy, and Dr. [...]

Shuttle Discovery Delivered to Smithsonian

By |2012-04-17T16:55:18-04:00April 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 [...]


By |2015-06-26T16:17:10-04:00September 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 [...]


By |2011-08-31T14:41:36-04:00August 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 [...]


By |2011-07-10T16:20:55-04:00July 10th, 2011|

May 5, 2011 was a historic day for Bucks County as the original gondola of the Johnsville Centrifuge that was used for training America’s early space heroes returned to Warminster. It had spent the last 47 years at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration and Storage Facility of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air [...]

History Made Here

By |2011-05-11T12:31:45-04:00May 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 |2011-04-13T20:16:09-04:00April 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.

Peddlers Village Scarecrow Contest

By |2010-09-26T14:16:37-04:00September 25th, 2010|

We are happy to be part of this years Scarecrow Contest at Peddlers Village in Lahaska. If you get a chance to visit Peddlers Village this fall, make sure to stop by and see "Neil Armstraw" on the main village green. You can vote for your favorite scarecrow up until September 30. Follow the link [...]

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