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Norco Navy offers Open House Science Experience

By in Press Enterprise on November 3, 2017

By Staff report

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division will host a public open house at the Norco naval base on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 4.

Exhibits will include thermal imaging cameras, augmented reality training displays, CYCLOPSS drone and information on scholarships and internships with the Navy. Activities include laboratory tours, laser light experience, photos with a direct descendant of the Sir Isaac Newton apple tree, and hands-on fun with remote controlled Sea Perches.

“We have hundreds of Navy scientists and engineers making an impact around the world,” said Capt. Rick Braunbeck, NSWC Corona commanding officer in a written statement. “This is an exciting opportunity for the public to learn about our mission, unique facilities and interact with some of the men and women working behind the scenes to keep our warfighters equipped, safe and ready — right here in the Inland Empire.”

Visitors can enter tat 2300 Fifth Street in Norco no earlier than 10 a.m. Drivers must present a valid license, current vehicle registration and insurance. Photography and alcohol are prohibited, and visitors should leave all electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets, in their vehicles.

Information: facebook.com/NAVSEACorona

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