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  • LIVE IMAGES FROM MARS TO BE SHOWN AT COSMOSPHERE

    LIVE IMAGES FROM MARS TO BE SHOWN AT COSMOSPHERE

    November 19, 2018

    On Monday, Nov. 26, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. current NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mission Control engineer (and Cosmosphere Camp alum), Michael Staab, will offer commentary as live images are transmitted from the Mars Insight lander as it descends on the surface of Mars.

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  • NASA Administrator, Senator to Celebrate Anniversary with Astronauts & Mission Control Crew

    NASA Administrator, Senator to Celebrate Anniversary with Astronauts & Mission Control Crew

    November 6, 2018

    Current NASA administrator, Jim Bridenstine, and Kansas Senator Jerry Moran will both be in attendance for the Earthrising gala hosted by the Cosmosphere on Dec. 1.

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  • Cosmosphere Satellite Location to Open Early at Bluhawk in Overland Park with Historic NASA Exhibit

    Cosmosphere Satellite Location to Open Early at Bluhawk in Overland Park with Historic NASA Exhibit

    October 22, 2018

    Cosmosphere Innovation Space and Bluhawk today announced that a significant piece of American history, the Mercury spacecraft Liberty Bell 7, will be the early centerpiece of a new exhibition by Cosmosphere Innovation Space at Bluhawk in Overland Park.

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  • Apollo-era Astronauts and Mission Control Crew Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Cosmosphere

    Apollo-era Astronauts and Mission Control Crew Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Cosmosphere

    September 20, 2018

    On Saturday, December 1, the Cosmosphere, a Smithsonian-affiliated museum, invites the public to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with astronauts and members of the Johnson Space Center Mission Control crew.

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  • Blast from the Past

    Blast from the Past

    September 17, 2018

    Washburn University Alumnus leads preservation of control consoles used during Moon landings

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  • Coffee at the Cosmo: Apollo 8: Earthrising
    December 20
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    January 17
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  • Coffee at the Cosmo: Apollo 8: Earthrising

    Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:Cosmosphere Banquet Room

    Celebrating the tenth year of our Coffee at the Cosmo series!

    Offered every Third Thursday from 9:00 - 10:00 am, this enriching continuing education program for life-long learners features entertaining, insightful presentations by Cosmosphere staff and visiting professionals who are experts in a variety of topics related to science and space. Free to the public, coffee and pastries are provided. Watch cosmo.org for topics.

    Enjoy this free presentation: "Apollo 8: Earthrising," by Cosmosphere President and CEO, Jim Remar. 

    *Coffee at the Cosmo topics and speakers are subject to change.

  • OPEN 9 AM–3 PM CHRISTMAS EVE

    Date: Monday, December 24, 2018 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be open from 9 am–3 pm on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24. We will be closed on Christmas Day. 

    Please note: There will no feature film showing on Christmas Eve. 

  • Closed Christmas Day

    Date: Tuesday, December 25, 2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be closed Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas. We will be open normal business hours tomorrow.
     

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