Investigate Space: Our Universe

Event Date: 
Friday, April 8, 2011
Event Time: 
7:00pm
Event Description: 

Opened a new interactive gallery called 'Investigate Space: Our Universe.' Covers width and breadth of unmanned space exploration with imagery, video, and artifacts from NASA.

Event Type: 
Exhibit
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Asteroids & Comets,  Astrobiology,  Astronomy,  Black Holes,  Dwarf Planets,  Earth,  Earth's Moon,  Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune,  Mars,  Mercury & Venus,  Sun,  Universe
Mission: 
Cassini,  Chandra,  Hubble,  Kepler,  Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter,  Mars Exploration Rovers,  Mars Odyssey,  Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO),  Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity),  MESSENGER,  Spitzer,  Voyager
Event Location: 

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

1100 N Plum Street
HutchinsonKansas 67501
United States
Additional Comments: 
Worked closely with NASA - JPL to obtain information and artifacts for exhibit. Full scale Surveyor, Sojourner, and Viking from JPL. Images from many various NASA probes. Brought full-scale 'Curiosity' rover from JPL on first stop of its nationwide tour.