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  • It’s a Musical Spring Break at the Cosmosphere!

    It’s a Musical Spring Break at the Cosmosphere!

    March 8, 2018

    Learn all about the science of music during spring break at the Cosmosphere!

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  • Cosmosphere Poised for Revitalization

    Cosmosphere Poised for Revitalization

    February 1, 2018

    The Cosmosphere is inviting everyone to “be a spark that ignites wonder!”

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  • A Valentine’s Gift for the Space Enthusiast

    A Valentine’s Gift for the Space Enthusiast

    January 30, 2018

    If your Valentine is an Apollo-era space enthusiast who loves wine, we have the perfect gift idea!

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  • PLUTO-PALOOZA WITH NASA’S NEW HORIZONS TEAM!

    PLUTO-PALOOZA WITH NASA’S NEW HORIZONS TEAM!

    January 23, 2018

    Celebrate Valentine's Day by finding out all about the most famous heart in the solar system - on Pluto!

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  • NASA SCIENTISTS SHARE LATEST PLUTO INFORMATION IN FEBRUARY AS PART OF SPECIAL VALENTINE’S WEEK EVENT

    NASA SCIENTISTS SHARE LATEST PLUTO INFORMATION IN FEBRUARY AS PART OF SPECIAL VALENTINE’S WEEK EVENT

    January 19, 2018

    Team members from NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt will be at the Cosmosphere in February for PlutoPalooza.

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Upcoming Events

  • Space Science Spectacular in Dodge City!
    June 2 – June 3
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  • Space Out Saturday: Earth & Temperature
    June 16
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  • BOGO! Buy One All-Access Mission Pass, Dad Gets in FREE!
    June 17
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  • Space Science Spectacular in Dodge City!

    Date: Saturday, June 02, 2018
    Location:Dodge City Civic Center

    TRAIN LIKE AN ASTRONAUT AT THE SPACE SCIENCE SPECTACULAR IN DODGE CITY!

    The Cosmosphere will offer the chance to win a ride on an authentic Multi-Axis Trainer (MAT) as part of dozens of activities it’s bringing from Hutchinson to Dodge City in June for the Space Science Spectacular.

    On June 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and June 3 from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Dodge City Civic Center, Cosmosphere Science Educators will demonstrate the operation of underwater robotic vehicles; the use of a geocache; an explosive history of rocketry; how to cope with the challenges of living in space and even a tasty way to remember the phases of the moon while eating Oreo cookies!  

    Many more Cosmosphere activities will be offered including an interactive astronomy presentation and a solar system bracelet to take home. This free event is open to the public and will offer visitors the opportunity to see and experience a number of space science activities, demonstrations and displays. 

    Visitors to the event will also be able to see displays from the Cosmosphere’s museum collection—including a historic mission control console from Johnson Space Center and several examples of astronaut food. 

    On Saturday, a free pizza lunch (while supplies last) will also be offered. 

    Offered through the Dodge City Schools and sponsored by The Victory Electric Cooperative Assoc., Inc., United Wireless and Hutton Construction. 

  • Space Out Saturday: Earth & Temperature

    Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    THIS MONTHS SUBJECT: EARTH & TEMPERATURE! The first day of summer is June 21st, how do the sun’s rays affect the temperature on Earth with its tilt? Make your own Earth and see how the sun’s rays move around the Earth.

    Family day at the Cosmosphere with free programming for kids – from little tikes to middle school. Join us every third Saturday for our FREE kid-friendly, fun and educational Space Out Saturday! Plus: Don't miss our guided tours at 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.* (*Hall of Space admission required. Reno County residents are FREE.)

    INNOVATOR'S WORKSHOP (LOBBY)
    10:00 am and 12:00 pm
    Open to all, recommended for ages 5-12
    Unique, fun, and educational experiences! Explore science, technology, engineering, and math with exciting hands-on demonstrations and activities.

    STORYTIME (LOBBY)
    11:00 am
    Open to all ages
    Sing, dance, read and have a blast!

    SPACE TREK* (LOBBY)
    1:00 pm
    Open to all, recommended for ages 5-12
    Adventures await! Take a special tour designed to inspire and engage our future astronauts and engineers. (*Hall of Space admission required. Reno County residents are FREE.)

    SPACE OUT SATURDAYS ARE OFFERED EVERY 3RD SATURDAY AT THE COSMOSPHERE, AND ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

  • BOGO! Buy One All-Access Mission Pass, Dad Gets in FREE!

    Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    DAD: YOU ARE OUR UNIVERSE.

    On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, BOGO! Buy one All-Access Mission Pass, Dad gets in FREE! Make a day of it! Bring Dad to see a documentary in the Carey Digital Dome Theater, a planetarium show, Dr. Goddard's lab and the Hall of Space Museum. 

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