FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020

Cosmosphere Postpones Anniversary Celebrations Due to COVID - 19

The Cosmosphere announced today that it will reschedule the events associated with the Apollo 13 50th Anniversary celebration planned for April 3 and 4 and the STS-31: Hubble 30th Anniversary celebration scheduled for May 8 and 9 in light of the growing impact of COVID-19.

“We are honored that individuals from 22 states and six foreign countries purchased tickets to the Apollo 13 event,” said Jim Remar, Cosmosphere CEO. “It is for the safety of them and of our Honored Guests that we have made this decision.”

Information has been sent to all ticket holders and guests apprising them of the situation.

The Cosmosphere will continue to be open to visitors as it monitors the situation and best practices to provide a safe environment should that situation change; immediate action will be taken and the public will be notified. 

For any questions, please contact Mimi Meredith, Sr. VP of Development & Chief Development Officer at 620-665-9339.


Celebrating 30 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

May 8-9, the Cosmosphere invites you to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope! Join members of the STS-31 crew who launched the technology that changed our understanding of the Universe and hear from experts who will share how we learn about the universe.

Slated to appear: STS-31 Crew: Commander Loren Shriver, Pilot Charles Bolden, Jr., Mission Specialists Dr. Steven Hawley and Kathryn Sullivan and other Hubble experts.

Watch for details soon regarding school group presentations, contests, teacher trainings and special events!

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