Touch Tomorrow at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date: June 10, 2017

Presented By: Worcester Polytechnic Institute

On Saturday, June 10, 2017 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will again transform its campus into a family-friendly festival of hands-on technology and exhibits in celebration of the NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge.Free and open to the public, rain and shine!  

Explore Space and Robots with NASA educators…

  • Some of our favorite NASA exhibits are returning including the famous MARCBot IV Rover and the Mark III Suit. Try on a wearable NASA Space suit!
  • Check out two new Virtual Reality chairs with monitors and Oculus glasses that will take you on a planetary tour!
  • Watch what happens to Peeps inside a real vacuum chamber. You won’t believe your eyes!
  • Get run over by the Roll-Over-Rover… this lightweight rover has 8 wheels and rolls right over kids (in a fun way, of course).
  • Take a walk on an asteroid via our asteroid landscape. Whoa, now this is cool!
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