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‘Curiosity on Mars’ featured in presentation at Hardin Planetarium

‘Curiosity on Mars’ featured in presentation at Hardin Planetarium

On Aug. 6, NASA's 2,000-pound robotic rover named Curiosity landed on Mars for a 98-week mission. Curiosity is the biggest and most advanced laboratory ever to investigate another planet. A continuously updated presentation at WKU's Hardin Planetarium will include the most current news from the red planet and discuss the history of Mars exploration, how Curiosity compares to previous missions, and the initial shakedown of the scientific instrumentation.

Curiosity on Mars will begin Aug. 14 and end Sept. 16. Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free and the 35-minute program is suitable for all ages. Note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Show times and dates are:

  • Tuesday          Aug. 14       7 p.m.
  • Thursday        Aug. 16       7 p.m.
  • Sunday            Aug. 19      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          Aug. 21       7 p.m.
  • Thursday        Aug. 23       7 p.m.
  • Sunday            Aug. 26      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          Aug. 28      7 p.m.
  • Thursday        Aug. 30     7 p.m.
  • Sunday            Sept. 2      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          Sept. 4       7 p.m.
  • Thursday        Sept. 6       7 p.m.
  • Sunday            Sept. 9      2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          Sept. 11     7 p.m.
  • Thursday        Sept. 13     7 p.m.
  • Sunday            Sept. 16    2 p.m.

Contact: Richard Gelderman, (270) 745-4044.

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