SPECIAL EVENTS & Exhibits

Command your own starship, April 20

artemis

The Artemis Bridge Simulator returns to the dome!  Get a team of 6-8 people together and register for a two hour time slot to fly the Starship Artemis.   A member of your team will staff bridge stations, including weapons control, helm, engineering, science, communications, and, of course, captain.   Teams play against the game in two hour time slots, beginning at 9am.   Some instruction will be given on basic game operation.  The cost is $15.00 per person.   Advance registration is required.  To register, click here.

 

 

See the Goose Kaler Meteorite Collection on display in our lobby

Kaler meteorite

On loan from the James B. Kaler family, the meteorite collection contains samples from Canyon Diablo, Esquel (Argentina), Gibeon (Namibia), and Sikhote-Alin (Siberia). The "monster" of the collection is a 16 kilogram iron meteorite that you can touch. A brochure containing background information on the samples can be downloaded here.

 

Cosmic Blink

"Cosmic Blink" was created by artist Billy Morrow Jackson in 1988.  The mural is a collage featuring four giants of astronomy, namely Nicholas Copernicus, Galileo, Joannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton.   A full description of the mural can be found here.