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  • 2019 Everything Under the Stars

    Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019 6:00 PM – 11:59 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    SAVE THE DATE!

    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    The much anticipated Everything Under the Stars event is back and promises to be out of this world!

    Exciting venues, live music, fantastic food and beverages, plus a live and silent auction which won't disappoint!
     

  • 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.
     

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Members Only: Science of the Season

    Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Location: Justice Planetarium

    Cosmosphere Members: Save the Date!

    This FREE, festive holiday event, just for Cosmosphere members, promises to be full of sensory pleasing moments you won't want to miss!

    We'll begin the event with a holiday themed educational presentation from the Cosmosphere team. Then we'll enjoy an enchanting musical performance by Ji Yon Shim, Cellist, as scenes from the universe play out across the Justice Planetarium dome. Throughout the evening, you'll also have the chance to taste of a variety of wines.

    More details to come. Seating is limited.
     

  • Space out Saturday: Santa and NORAD

    Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    THIS MONTHS SUBJECT: Santa and NORAD! How does Santa fill his gift sack? Learn about volume and mass with your own Christmas sack; track Santa using NORAD.

    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.

  • Earthrising: The Celebration of Apollo 8

    Date: Saturday, December 01, 2018
    Location: Meadowlark Building at the Kansas State Fairgrounds

    Save the date! 

    Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 6:00-9:00 pm
    Kansas State Fairgrounds / Meadowlark Building

    Join us as we help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission with this exciting end of the year event Earthrising: The Celebration of Apollo 8.

    TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    For more information and to buy tickets, click here


    Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors

    Airshare

    KU School of Engineering

    The Clayworks at Disability Supports

    Dillons Food Stores

  • Early Closing of the Cosmosphere at 5 pm

    Date: Saturday, December 01, 2018 5:00 PM – 11:59 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    The Cosmosphere in its entirety will be closing early on Saturday, December 1 at 5:00 p.m. for a private event. Please note there will be no feature film showing.

  • Rocket Men Book Discussion

    Date: Saturday, December 01, 2018 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location: Cosmosphere Justice Planetarium

    DON’T MISS THIS!
    Rocket Men Book Discussion with author Robert Kurson
    Saturday, December 1 • 10:00 am
    Cosmosphere’s Justice Planetarium

    Buy Kurson's New York Times Bestseller: Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon at the Cosmosphere Gift Store or online here and get a FREE ticket to the discussion. Or tickets are $5.00 at the door. 

  • First to the Moon: The Story of Apollo 8 Screening

    Date: Friday, November 30, 2018 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Location: Carey Digital Dome Theater

    First to the Moon: The Story of Apollo 8 is a new documentary film that tells the amazing story of the Apollo 8 mission and the three men that crewed it. Through new animations and restored archival films from NASA, The National Archives, and the Astronaut’s own personal collections, this documentary takes you through time from the upbringing of each crew member and their journey around the Moon in 1968. Join us for a cinematic experience celebrating the 50th anniversary of this historic mission!


    Join us for a special screening of
    FIRST TO THE MOON: THE STORY OF APOLLO 8
    With special guest, Paul Hildebrandt, the film’s director! Hildebrandt will introduce the film and do some Q&A after the film concludes.

    Friday, November 30 at 7:00 pm
    CAREY DIGITAL DOME THEATER
    $8.00 ADULTS

    $7.00 SENIORS/MILITARY

    $6.50 CHILDREN (4-12)

    Call the Box Office for tickets, 620.665.9312. 

    For more information on the film, click here

  • Cosmosphere Giving Day

    Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    Join the movement: #GivingTuesday

    On Tuesday, Nov. 27, you’re invited to participate in this day of global philanthropy. Following Thanksgiving, and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Museum Store Sunday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.

    Will you join us?

  • Mars InSight Lander LIVE EVENT

    Date: Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere Banquet Room

    See live images from Mars!

    Current NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory mission control engineer (& Cosmosphere Camp alumnus), Michael Staab, will explain InSight’s mission and the science it took to land on the surface of Mars for the first time in six years! 

    Staab will offer commentary as live images are sent from the craft as it lands! You won’t want to miss this exciting FREE event!

    For more information on this event, call the Cosmosphere Box Office: 620.662.2305.

    For more information on the Mars InSight Lander, click here!

    Five things to know about InSight's landing on Mars!
     

  • Museum Store Sunday

    Date: Sunday, November 25, 2018 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    On Sunday, November 25, 2018, more than 700 Museum Stores representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, ten countries, and three continents are slated to participate in Museum Store Sunday with special events, promotions, and other experiences that only their stores can offer. 

    Sunday, November 25, be a patron and shop 25 on the 25th! Receive 25% off in the Cosmosphere Gift Store* in-store and online, (Code: MSS2018), 25% off all orders in the Cosmosphere Cafe and 25% off a Hall of Space Museum admission!

    Plus November 23-December 24 receive a FREE tote bag with a $25.00 purchase in the Cosmosphere Gift Store.**

    Can't make it to the store? Check us out online: shop.cosmo.org

    For more information on Museum Store Sunday, visit museumstoresunday.org

    *The discount does not include shipping. Some exclusions apply. 
    **While supplies last. In-store only.

  • CLOSED THANKSGIVING DAY

    Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018 9:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Location: Cosmosphere

    We will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving. We will be open normal business hours on Friday.

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