April 18th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Callista Pearson

“A Star Shines the Brightest” Fundraiser with Astronaut Story Musgrave

Celebrate the stars in April 2014 with Clark Planetarium.

Seth Jarvis

When Planetariums Save Lives

Exactly 50 years ago today, the education an astronaut received in a planetarium saved his life.

DNU Paul

30 percent – It’s now my favorite number!

I can’t believe it happened! As you all know, last Friday morning the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, defying the odds placed by every expert, and spitting in the face of NASA’s 30%…

Dani Weigand

Former astronaut to speak about ISS mission on 4/26

Clark Planetarium will host a special presentation by five-time astronaut and ATK vice president of Strategy and Business Development for Space Launch Systems, Kent V. Rominger (Captain, USN, Ret.) on Saturday, March 26, 2010, from 2 – 4 p.m. Capt.…

Dani Weigand

Event honors Jake Garn’s anniversary of spaceflight with lecture, film

As the space shuttle flight schedule comes to an end, Utah’s former Astronaut and Senator, Jake Garn, is reflecting on his experiences aboard the space shuttle Discovery 25 years ago. Clark Planetarium is proud to host Senator Garn for a public…

Seth Jarvis

Cosmic Quiz: Weightless Astronauts?

This week’s Cosmic Quiz question comes from Daniel Wallace: Why are astronauts aboard the International Space Station weightless while they are still so close to the Earth? Great question!

Dani Weigand

Astronaut inspires learning, striving for big dreams

Last week I had the opportunity to spend some time with retired NASA astronaut Duane “Digger” Carey, who was visiting Clark Planetarium to speak to the public about his experiences as the pilot of the Space Shuttle Columbia during NASA’s fourth…

David Merrell

It makes a difference

Most of the time I’ll delve into the tech side of the planetarium, but I decided to take a different track this time. It’s long past due to acknowledge those that make a difference. Being that I know the effect…