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Who is Yuri and why are we celebrating Yuri’s Night at Mixers & Elixirs?
April 10, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Yuri’s Night is upon us, and we’re hosting Mixers & Elixirs: Yuri’s Night on Friday night to celebrate the past, present and future of space exploration. But wait a second. Who’s Yuri and what’s he got to do with space exploration? Yuri Gagarin was the first person to be launched into space and orbit the […]

The galaxy just got bigger: Calling all future space explorers to Family Space Day!
February 27, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

ATTENTION FUTURE SPACE EXPLORERS: NASA has just discovered 715 new planets for you to study and learn. But let’s back up a second. Launched in 2009, the Kepler space observatory has been scanning the heavens for earth-like exoplanets — planets existing outside our solar system. The observatory has been able to detect strong possibilities of […]

It’s Family Space Day at the George on Saturday: Take your family to the Moon!
May 16, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Want to go to space? We can take you. Say hello to the Expedition Center and Family Space Day. The Expedition Center opened at HMNS in 1988 after the tragic last flight of the space shuttle Challenger. A living, teaching memorial to the crew, the Expedition Center continues to teach children about space and space […]

Hubble 3D is back for a limited time!
September 19, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

See more Hubble images. Working for a science museum, I can tell you I’ve enjoyed a lot of IMAX movies. But Hubble 3D is on my short list for BEST EVER. First: they took an IMAX camera to space. Hubble 3D tells the story of the last mission to repair the Hubble Telescope – one […]


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