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Party With the Stars
Friday, August 17 • 8:00-9:30 pm Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor program, we will set up telescopes outside for viewing, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their families. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
We are now on summer hiatus. Our Saturday Science Workshops will start again in September. Enjoy the summer!
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, September 11 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"The Space Shuttle Columbia Accident – Enduring Lessons From An Insider's Viewpoint"
Steve Cantley, former NASA flight controller
When the space shuttle Columbia was destroyed during reentry, on 1 Feb 2003, the impact affected all aspects of human spaceflight. This talk relates the experience of a NASA spaceflight controller who lived the accident and its aftermath.
Learn to Stargaze at Garner Park (333 S. Rosa Road) Monday, September 10 • 7:30-8:30 pm
Join UW Space Place and Madison Parks to find out what planets and constellations are currently visible in the night sky. We'll start out with a short presentation in the shelter and then, if the sky is clear, set up telescopes for viewing.