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‘I Want to Be an Astronaut’ free movie screening

August 19th, 2014


Clark Planetarium is pleased to host a free public screening of “I Want to Be an Astronaut” on Saturday, August 23rd, at 7 PM, in the ATK IMAX Theatre. A panel discussion will immediately follow the film, and will include film director, David J. Ruck, and retired astronauts Jake Garn, Charlie Precourt and Kent Rominger.

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See a YouTube clip about the film here:

First-come, first-served tickets will be available beginning one hour before the event, in the planetarium lobby.

“Gateway to the Stars” Aug. 2: Star Hopping with The Summer Triangle

July 31st, 2014

One of the best guideposts in the summer sky is “The Summer Triangle,” a large triangle of three bright stars almost directly overhead.  Continue reading ““Gateway to the Stars” Aug. 2: Star Hopping with The Summer Triangle” »

Perseid Meteor Shower 2014

July 31st, 2014

Earth is on course to collide with a stream of particles left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle. Continue reading “Perseid Meteor Shower 2014” »