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Public tours of NASA Glenn research facilities to resume

The 2023 tours mark the first time they will be open to the public since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

CLEVELAND — For the first time since 2019, NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland will be offering tours at two of their facilities to the public.

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The research facility will host tours on six different dates starting in April and continuing through November. Tours are free and open to anyone ages 10 and older.

Five of the dates will take place at NASA's Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in Cleveland while the sixth date will take place at NASA's Neil Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky as seen below.

  • April 29 - Photovoltaic Laboratory
  • May 20 - Flight Research Building (Airplane Hangar)
  • Aug. 12 - Space Environments Complex at Armstrong Test Facility
  • Sept. 23 - Simulated Lunar Operations Laboratory
  • Oct. 7 - Electric Power and Propulsion Laboratory
  • Nov. 4 - Zero-Gravity Research Facility

Each date will offer four, 45-minute tours starting at 8 a.m. According to the NASA press release, visitors of each tour will have the opportunity to see laboratories and facilities where scientists and engineers conduct research and develop technologies for aeronautics and space missions.

You can register for a chance to tour the facilities HERE.

Editor's note: The video above is from a previous 3News story on NASA that aired earlier this year.

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