4 Cosmic Event Ideas to Celebrate NASA’s DART Mission

September 27, 2022


NASA made history Monday, September 26th, successfully colliding its spaceship with an asteroid called Dimorphos in its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). What makes this test significant? It’s the first-time humanity has shown its ability to deflect an earth-threatening asteroid from hitting our planet.

“We’re embarking on a new era of humankind, an era in which we potentially have the capability to protect ourselves from something like a dangerous, hazardous asteroid impact,” said Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division.

With all the craziness going on in the world, this success unites us as humans and calls for celebration. From a giant version of Space Invaders to a 360 degree virtual reality experience, commemorate this monumental moment in history with four out of this world experiences.

Giant Space Invaders

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Experience Space Invaders like never before with our giant, LED version. Complete with two battle seats, players will take off on an intergalactic mission to destroy the invading enemy spaceships as they descend down the screen. Game modes include a solo-mission or head-to-head competition.

VR 360

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Ready to turn your events upside down? Event guests will literally *flip* over our VR 360 simulator. Not only does the VR experience simulate the feeling of being upside down, but it actually spins a full 360-degrees. As an added layer of immersion, attendees can shoot their enemies by pressing two red buttons and control their aim by adjusting their head placement.

Star Wars Battle Pods

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Calling all Star Wars fanatics. This experiential arcade game features a dome-shaped screen, transporting players into heated battles in a galaxy far, far away. In iconic locations like the Death Star, players will be able to take control of some of the most memorable vehicles in the Star Wars universe and pilot them to victory.

Giant Galaga

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A beloved arcade classic just got a major upgrade. Put your shooting skills to the test, and defeat the Galaga aliens on a massive LED game screen that will stop attendees in their tracks.

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