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Drones & Droids

Calling all Star Wars fans, space explorers, and drone enthusiasts! Join the Science Mill for an out of this world event featuring high-flying drones, radical robots, and insta-worthy photo ops you won't want to miss! Special activities include:


—Take flight with professional drone pilot Mateo and put on pro FPV (first person viewing) goggles to see what he sees as he pilots his pro FPV racing drone outside and through the trees. Then step inside the exhibit halls as we fly Tiny Whoop micro-drones through the high beams and giant Megalodon shark jaw!
11am-1pm in the outdoor Science and Art Park, 1:30-3pm in main exhibit hall

—Make & take home your own Star Wars mini starfighter!
11am-2pm in the lobby

—Control a digital droid through cutting-edge facial recognition technology.
11am-2pm in the lobby

—Watch a mock moon landing by a NASA Challenge Team of talented students who will demo their project recreating the Apollo 11 moon landing using drones and robots.
2pm and 3pm in Studio 5

—Insta-worthy photo ops you won’t want to miss! Come meet and take a photo with a life-size, hand built R2-D2, then stick around to meet former NASA astronaut Tom Henricks and take a photo with a real life astronaut!
R2-D2 at 11:30 and 12p, Tom Henricks at 2pm-3pm in Studio 5

—Watch a special presentation by Central Texas Droids with a guest appearance by their life-size, hand-built R2-D2 (space is limited and will be reserved for those who pre-purchased tickets - UPDATE PRE-SALE SOLD OUT )
11am and 12pm in the theater with R2-D2 photo op after each show! Photo op open to general admission post showtimes.

Flynoshop will also have tiny Whoop Drones for sale in our gift shop. While supplies last!

More surprises may take flight that day, so you don’t want to miss it!

All Drones & Droids activities are free with admission.

Remember, picnics are always welcome !

 
Earlier Event: June 15
Texas Playboys Baseball Game
Later Event: July 4
Open July 4th!