NASA and Marvel Working Together For Avengers Science Exhibit
Posted by Joseph Lee on 05.01.2014
Get ready for Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N....
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel and NASA are working together for a new exhibit called "Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.", along with Discovery Times Square and Victory Hill Exhibitions. The exhibit will debut on May 23 at the Discovery Times Square in New York City. Tickets are on sale now.
Marvel's Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is an immersive and interactive exhibit that allows visitors to see the world of The Avengers.
According to the press release, "Leading EdTech innovator Gamedesk created S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) based educational pathways for the exhibition." The exhibit allows visitors to see the science of the Marvel Super Heroes. Fans can be a part of a simulated recruitment and are trained as agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., before going into the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. headquarters.
The exhibit is open to all ages. Visitors will get to look at intelligence files, classified studies, and experiments that look at the history and science of The Avengers including Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Thor, and others.They will also get to look at some of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s "most highly guarded artifacts" found at the Battle of New York, including Captain America's Birth Pod, the Tesseract Portal Device, Loki's Scepter, a hermetically sealed Chitauri and more. Visitors can also look at a map to the stars to find Asgard, find out how to control Iron Man's suit, watch the neurological changes of Bruce Banner's transformation into the Hulk and test themselves physically against Captain America.
The project was put together by a combination of NASA, the Science & Entertainment Exchange program of the National Academy of Sciences, Neuroverse, and Thwacke. You can find tickets here or at the box office. For information on purchasing tickets for groups of more than 10 please call 855.266.5387.