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Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center, Hawai'i (Big Island)

Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center - Hawai'i (Big Island), Hawaii
Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center
1 Keahole Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740Map
Keahole-Kona International Airport
+1 808 329 3441
Overview

People arriving in Kona can make a visit to this science museum first on their list, even before picking up the rental car. Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center is located at the airport, right between two airline ticket counters. It was established as the legacy of Ellison Onizuka, who died in the Space Shuttle Challenger tragedy. A variety of interactive and passive exhibits are onsite, among them a gravity well and a model of the Challenger space craft. Special programs are offered periodically.

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Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Science & Technology, Educational
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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