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Purdue Space Day FAQ

 

What is the date for Purdue Space Day (PSD) 2021?

Saturday, October 30, 2021.

Where is PSD held?

Purdue Space Day will host an IN-PERSON and a VIRTUAL event this year.

 

IN-PERSON EVENT

What time does PSD start?

The In-Person event will begin at approximately 8:00 am.

What time does PSD end?

The day will finish at approximately 4:30 pm.

What time zone is Purdue on?

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

How do I sign up my child for PSD 2021?

Registration for PSD 2021 will be held online. It will open August 1, 2021.  A lottery will be held on September 1, 2021.

How much does PSD cost?

Purdue Space Day is FREE. This is made possible through donation and grants. If you’d like to know how you can help support Purdue Space Day, please email psd@purdue.edu

How do I know that my child has a place at Purdue Space Day?

You will receive an email with confirmation that you signed up for the lottery.  The lottery will be held on September 3, 2021 and notification of acceptance will be emailed shortly after.  Additional information will be sent out in October. If you have any questions, please email psd@purdue.edu

Can I participate for part of the day?

No. You should plan to participate all day.

What if I have to cancel for any reason?

Please email psd@purdue.edu

When will my child receive their bags, activity booklets, and nametags?

Materials will be handed out in participant homerooms on October 30th.

What time and where is the astronaut presentation?

It is at 9:15 am in Elliott Hall of Music.

Can I get a t-shirt?

T-shirts will be sold online.  All proceeds help offset the costs of putting on this event each year.  Additional details will be posted.

 

VIRTUAL EVENT

What time does PSD start?

The Virtual event will begin at approximately 11:00 am.

What time does PSD end?

The day will finish at approximately 3:00 pm.

What time zone is Purdue on?

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

How do I sign up my child for PSD 2021?

Registration for PSD 2021 will be held online. It will open August 1, 2021.

How much does PSD cost?

Purdue Space Day is FREE. This is made possible through donation and grants. If you’d like to know how you can help support Purdue Space Day, please email psd@purdue.edu

How do I know that my child has a place at Purdue Space Day?

You will receive an email with confirmation from Purdue Space Day. A second email will be sent out in October with more detailed information. If you have any questions, please email psd@purdue.edu

Can I participate for part of the day?

Yes. Since Purdue Space Day is a virtual event this year, you may participate based upon your availability.

What if I have to cancel for any reason?

Please email psd@purdue.edu

What time and where is the astronaut presentation?

It is at 11:00 am.

Can I get a t-shirt?

T-shirts will be sold online.  All proceeds help offset the costs of putting on this event each year.  Additional details will be posted.