Liberty Air & Space Show Feature STEM Zone


The Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show will return to Barksdale Air Force Base, May 18 & 19. Heads up as there could be some stormy weather for the show. Click here for your MEGA 3 StormTeam forecast.

The 2019 air show will feature aerobatic performances by the Canadian Force Snowbirds, the F-35 Demo Team, Tora! Tora! Tora!, the Black Daggers jump team, and many more. There will also be static displays of modern and historic military aircraft including the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer, B-2 Spirit, and more. Barksdale officials estimate that the biennial event, which takes place in odd-numbered years, attracts more than 100,000 attendees from the local, regional and national area.

The 2019 Barksdale Defenders of Liberty Air & Space Show will feature a STEM Zone sponsored by STARBASE Louisiana, where young people in attendance can take part in fun activities and exhibits that teach science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM Zone exhibits will include a tornado generator, virtual reality, and drone technology. Visitors to the STEM Zone will also have the opportunity to learn about the next generation of space exploration with NASA, build and throw chalk bombs to make airplane art, and much more.

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Posted June 2019