The program, sponsored by Mad Science, TripAlertz.com and XCOR Aerospace, features Star Trek: The Exhibition, Star Trek Live, Star Trek Shuttlecraft Simulator Adventure and the Launch of a Lifetime Sweepstakes, which offers the chance to win a trip to space.
Star Trek: The Exhibition is an interactive exhibit of authentic Star Trek artifacts from the past 45 years, featuring one-of-a-kind costumes, props and filming models from every Star Trek television series and feature film.
Mad Science’s Star Trek Live casts the audience new Starfleet cadets assembled for the first day at the Starfleet Academy, using special effects to educate the visitors in real space-age technology.
Also appearing at Sci-Fi Summer is B9, known as the “Robot” from the 1965 television series “Lost in Space” and Max Q, a talking robot that offers information to visitors.
“Sci-Fi Summer weaves science fiction elements with powerful stories of real-life space exploration for a dynamic experience,” says John Stine, director of sales and marketing at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. “By coupling the awe-inspiring reality of human spaceflight as presented by the Visitor Complex with Star Trek: The Exhibition, the future possibilities of traveling among the stars are presented to inspire the young and young at heart to support the exploration of space.”