Moon Pioneers Missions Astronaut Advisor Michael Good former NASA astronaut

Midland, Texas May 13, 2024 ( - The Petroleum Museum and Space Nation are thrilled to announce the return of the highly anticipated 2nd annual Space Nation Day, on Sunday, May 19th, starting at 2 PM. This year's event promises an exhilarating celebration of space exploration and the upcoming Moon Pioneers Mission, featuring esteemed former NASA astronaut Michael Good, alongside other luminaries in the field.

Space Nation Day serves as a beacon for enthusiasts of all ages to immerse themselves in the wonders of space. From captivating presentations on the inaugural Moon Pioneers Mission to hands-on space activities tailored for children and adults alike, attendees can expect an unforgettable experience. Admission to the event is free, ensuring accessibility for all.

"We're stepping into the New Space Era, and what better way to mark this milestone than with Space Nation Day," remarked Mara Bland, Associate Director at The Petroleum Museum. "With the support of industry leaders like Space Nation and the expertise of individuals like Michael Good, we're igniting a passion for space exploration right here in Midland."

Highlights of the event include:

  • Insights into the first Moon Pioneers Mission by Space Nation, offering a glimpse into the future of space travel.
  • Engaging space mission challenges with enticing prizes, including an exclusive all-inclusive VIP ticket for Space Nation's upcoming Moon Pioneers Missions valued at $10,000.
  • Opportunities to interact with Space Nation astronauts and capture unforgettable moments with selfies.
  • An appetizing array of offerings from local food trucks, ensuring sustenance for exploration enthusiasts.
  • Space Nation's decision to establish a presence in Midland underscores the region's pivotal role in the burgeoning space industry. With Midland serving as the launchpad for the first Moon Pioneers Mission, attendees will witness firsthand the convergence of tradition and innovation, as the spirit of pioneering excellence propels humanity toward the stars.

In the words of Kalle Vähä-Jaakkola, Captain & Co-Founder of Space Nation, "Midland connects the resourcefulness of pioneers, the boldness of wildcatters, and the ingenuity of the oil and gas industry uniquely. These skills and attitudes built the modern world and will build our future cities and industries in space. As Midland once was the pathway to the western expansion of the United States, it will now be the pathway to humanitys expansion to space, making Midland one of a kind place on Earth."

Don't miss your chance to be a part of history at the 2nd annual Space Nation Day. For more information, visit the event page.

About the Petroleum Museum

The Permian Basin Petroleum Museum was founded in 1975 by over 500 community leaders under the leadership of George T. Abell. The Museum is one of the largest in the country dedicated to the petroleum industry and its pioneers and has expanded its offering to include a Transportation Wing, featuring the world-renowned Chaparral Car Gallery, as well as one of the states largest mineral galleries. Through education, technology, and community leadership, the Petroleum Museum continues to serve the Permian Basin community as an evolving resource for the petroleum industry and honors the individuals who have helped create its rich history.

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About Space Nation:

Space Nation is a pioneering space exploration training company committed to sharing the world-changing benefits of space with everyone. Through immersive experiences, Space Nation empowers future astronauts, teams, leaders, and adventure travelers to embark on otherworldly missions, fostering a global community united by a shared passion for space exploration.

For media inquiries, please contact:

The Petroleum Museum

Mara Bland

Associate Director


[email protected]

Space Nation

Kalle Vaha-Jaakkola

Captain & co-founder


[email protected]

Media Resources

2023 Space Nation Day Video

Space Nation Media Kit

Footage from the 1st annual Space Nation Day at The Petroleum Museum in 2023Footage from the 1st annual Space Nation Day at The Petroleum Museum in 2023Astronaut training footage from Space Nation at Midland TXAstronaut training footage from Space Nation at Midland TX

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