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Campus news: ‘Spaceship Earth’ opens at planetarium

Campus news: ‘Spaceship Earth’ opens at planetarium

Planetarium: ‘Spaceship Earth’ will be presented through June 23

spaceship earthWe live on a world that just will not sit still.  Join Hardin Planetarium’s staff for Spaceship Earth, a new, multimedia full-dome presentation exploring the many ways that we humans are hurtling through our universe. Sing along to the music as you experience the spectacular planetarium simulations and full-dome video imagery showing our Spaceship Earth as it rotates on its axis, in orbit around our Sun, which is in orbit with hundreds of billions of other stars in our Milky Way galaxy, which is moving in our amazing and expanding universe.

The 45-minute show will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 23. The show is suitable for all ages; please note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Show times and dates are:

  • Tuesday       May 14        7 p.m.
  • Thursday     May 16        7 p.m.
  • Sunday         May 19       2 p.m.
  • Tuesday       May 21       7 p.m.
  • Thursday     May 23      7 p.m.
  • Sunday         May 26      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday       May 28     7 p.m.
  • Thursday     May 30     7 p.m.
  • Sunday         June 2       2 p.m.
  • Tuesday       June 4       7 p.m.
  • Thursday     June 6       7 p.m.
  • Sunday         June 9       2 p.m.
  • Tuesday       June 11      7 p.m.
  • Thursday     June 13      7 p.m.
  • Sunday         June 16      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday       June 18       7 p.m.
  • Thursday     June 20      7 p.m.
  • Sunday         June 23      2 p.m.

Contact: Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.

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