Recent Events

There’s always something going on at the Cosmosphere! Check out some of our recent events below and browse through the photos to relive the fun.

 

REPLICATION: “Apollo 13” Movie Props

April 11, 2020

Did you know that SpaceWorks, a division of the Cosmosphere, designed and built many of the props for the 1995 filmmany of the props for the 1995 film, Apollo 13? 

From gloves, astronaut suits, in-flight suits and boots, to the hatch and Hasselblad cameras — SpaceWorks created 80% of the props from the movie! Below are a few samples.

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RESTORATION: The Apollo 13 Command Module, Odyssey

April 11, 2020

Images from 1995 to 1997 depicting the restoration of the Apollo 13 Command Module, Odyssey. Restoration took place in the Cosmosphere's Hall of Space Museum, so visitors could watch the progress. Restoration work done by SpaceWorks, a division of the Cosmosphere. 

On loan from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. 

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2019 Everything Under the Stars

October 26, 2019

Thank you to all that attended our biennial fundraiser, Everything Under the Stars – it was a magical night! Thank you to Kristen Piper for the wonderful photos. 

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Landing on the Lawn

July 20, 2019

Thank you to EVERYONE that helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of Man’s first steps on the Moon! Landing on the Lawn was a success because of YOU!

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Earthrising: The Celebration of Apollo 8

December 1, 2018

Thanks to all who helped us celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with this exciting end of the year event Earthrising: The Celebration of Apollo 8.

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Earthrising Honored Guests

December 1, 2018

A sneak peek, behind the scenes look of our Apollo 8 Honored Guests during breakfast at the Cosmosphere and a VIP tour at SpaceWorks, a division of the Cosmosphere, to view the historic Mission Operations Control Room consoles. 

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Pluto-Palooza

February 14, 2018

We welcomed members of NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt to the Cosmosphere.

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2017 Everything Under the Stars

August 26, 2017

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Everything Under the Stars Event

August 27, 2016

ONE PLACE. FIVE ENTERTAINMENT VENUES. ONE PURPOSE...
to celebrate the vision of Cosmosphere Founder, Patty Carey, and to insure it continues for generations to come!

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The 50th Anniversary of Gemini X: A Pathway to the Moon

July 30, 2016

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Gemini X Mission with special guest, NASA Astronaut Michael Collins, Gemini X Pilot and Apollo XI Command Module Pilot. 

To see a special interview with Michael Collins in front of the Gemini X in the Hall of Space Museum, click HERE.

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