Onward & Upward: A Virtual Telethon
Date: Sunday, October 04, 2020 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Join us, as we move onward and upward!
Two great events will unfold as we celebrate the history of space exploration and the lessons it teaches, which are especially relevant today.
Launch: 2 p.m. CT, October 4—Sputnik Day!
Mission Objective: Onward and Upward Fundraising Telethon to raise $150,000 for the Cosmosphere
Space Legends participating include:
- Fred Haise, NASA astronaut
- Jim Lovell, NASA astronaut
- Michael Collins, NASA astronaut
- Gene Kranz, NASA flight director
- Gerry Griffin, NASA flight director
- Charlie Duke, NASA astronaut and Moonwalker
- Dr. Harrison Schmitt, NASA astronaut and Moonwalker
- Dr. Steven Hawley, NASA astronaut from Kansas
- Cosmosphere Camp Alumni working in space industry
Enjoy appearances by space legends and get a sneak peek at incredible items available in our Onward and Upward Virtual Auction, which will follow the Telethon and run until October 18.
Stay tuned for details! And thanks for loving the Cosmosphere!
Virtual Telethon will be available here and on YouTube, link coming soon.
Plus, don't miss the Virtual Auction that begins immediately following the Virtual Telethon on Sunday, October 4. Virtual Auction is available here.
Thank you to these Cosmosphere Corporate Partners:
Airshare, Evergy, The Clayworks of Disability Supports, Dillons, KU School of Engineering and RCB Bank