SPEED: Science in Motion – a fun, interactive special exhibition exploring the technology behind the fastest vehicles known to man – is now open to the public at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8
Designed and Produced by Scitech and Produced by Imagine Exhibitions, SPEED: Science in Motion is an immersive and fun adventure for all ages, testing minds and bodies in a unique and engaging environment.
SPEED: Science in Motion features the fastest vehicles mankind has every produced, including space ships, rockets, planes, trains, race cars, motorcycles, jet boats, and more!
Through simple explanations of complex ideas and demonstrations of how the laws of physics and complex mechanics combine with human reaction and response, the mysteries of these peak performance endeavors are revealed in a relatable and practical way.
SPEED: Science in Motion features exciting, interactive and informative exhibits complimented by in-depth support resources for children, parents and teachers alike.
“This is a rare, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see some of the most iconic vehicles all in the same place for the first time ever,” said Jim Kidrick, President and CEO of the San Diego Air & Space Museum. “Throughout the entire year, SPEED: Science in Motion offers an exciting lineup of the fastest planes, jets, rockets, cars, motorcycles, boats, bicycles in the world."
Just arrived! Custom 1934 Packard Aquarius owned by Metallica’s James Hetfield and built by Rick Dore Kustoms; 1932 Alfa Romeo Grand Prix; 1963 Shelby Cobra 289; Ford GT; a Dragonfly 850 CC inboard Hydroplane; and the Rose RP-4 Project.
Custom 1934 Packard Aquarius
1932 Alfa Romeo Grand Prix
Also still on display: LOLA T70 Mark II Chassis SL71/21 and a 2017 Top Dragster.
SPEED: Science in Motion runs through 2018. The exhibition is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tickets are available at the Museum's admissions desk.
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