Embark on an exhilarating journey as you immerse yourself in astronaut training and tackle STEM challenges that simulate real space missions in this traveling exhibition.

Welcome to Mission: Astronaut, a hands-on experience where visitors learn about space exploration, the technology that makes it possible, how it benefits life on Earth, and more through astronaut training challenges.

Each section presents interactive tasks that require an astronaut?s mindset to solve, and focus on engineering, physics, teamwork, and fun!


  • Welcome to Training Meet your Astronaut Guides!
  • Science in SpaceInteract with space experiments and discover space research projects.
  • Space OperationsPilot a robotic arm and design a spacesuit.
  • Future of Space Exploration – Explore futuristic space habitats and missions in the immersive area, and choose a space mission in the interactive Reflection Area.

Interactive Highlights:

  • Packing for Space
  • Docking the Capsule
  • Crew Quarters
  • Growing Plants
  • Earth I-Spy
  • Robotic Arm
  • Engineer a Spacesuit


Space Required:

3,500 - 5,000 sq. ft.

Target Audience:

Families with children, school groups, space enthusiasts

Production Time:

Ten (10) working days for installation; seven (7) for deinstallation


Two (2) 53 ft. trailers


Exhibition provided in American English & Spanish

Tour Availability

June 2025 and beyond

Produced By

Mission: Astronaut is a traveling exhibition produced and toured internationally by Flying Fish, with support from The DoSeum and the Intrepid Museum.


Supporting Partners:

Tour History and Itinerary

The DoSeum

San Antonio, TX, USA view map

February 17, 2024 ? April 28, 2024

Memphis, TN, USA view map

June 7, 2024 ? September 2, 2024

Jacksonville, FL, USA view map

September 14, 2024 ? January 5, 2025

Ashland, NE, USA view map

January 22, 2025 ? May 25, 2025