July 30th, 2015
Waxing Gibbous Moon
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“Night Vision” March 19 & 21 – New Horizons: On Pluto’s Doorstep!

The New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006 and became the fastest spacecraft ever to leave the Earth. After picking up still more energy with a flyby of Jupiter in 2007, the probe topped speeds of over 52,000 miles per hour.…

Landing on a Comet!

After a 10-year roundabout journey through the inner solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft has made history two times over. Space probes have flown past comets before and even shot impactors into them, but this is the first time we’ve succeeded…

New in the Dome Theatre: “Back To The Moon For Good”

The moon is back in the news! Not only did China just land a robot spacecraft on the moon but it actually deployed a rover to wander across the lunar surface.