Campus news: ‘Spaceship Earth’ opens at planetarium
|Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2013||Return|
Planetarium: ‘Spaceship Earth’ will be presented through June 23
We 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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