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  • Cosmosphere Receives Hansen Foundation Grant to Serve Northwest Kansas Counties

    Cosmosphere Receives Hansen Foundation Grant to Serve Northwest Kansas Counties

    August 30, 2018

    The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has awarded the Cosmosphere a $50,000 grant to bring the science center’s outreach programs to rural schools in Northwest Kansas.

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  • NASA Engineer to Speak At Cosmosphere

    NASA Engineer to Speak At Cosmosphere

    August 28, 2018

    NASA Engineer, Michael Staab, will attempt to answer some of life’s most difficult questions during a free public presentation.

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  • New Educator Cosmosphere Membership

    New Educator Cosmosphere Membership

    August 23, 2018

    Educators: take advantage of special discounts and exclusive offers with our NEW Cosmosphere Educator Membership for only $20 a year!

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  • FORMER GOOGLE VP OF ENGINEERING TO SPEAK AT COSMOSPHERE

    FORMER GOOGLE VP OF ENGINEERING TO SPEAK AT COSMOSPHERE

    August 13, 2018

    The public is invited to a free lecture by former Google VP of Engineering, Brian McClendon of Kansas.

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  • Cosmosphere Earns Awards from TripAdvisor and GuideStar

    Cosmosphere Earns Awards from TripAdvisor and GuideStar

    July 26, 2018

    The Cosmosphere has recently won the 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!

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  • “To the Moon and Back” Musical Performance
    March 28
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  • Coffee at the Cosmo: Drones and the Environment
    April 18
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  • Space Out Saturday: Robots!
    April 20
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  • “To the Moon and Back” Musical Performance

    Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location:Cosmosphere Lobby

    Join us Thursday, March 28 at 10:00 am as we welcome more than 150 band, orchestra and choral middle school students from Manhattan-Ogden public schools as they present a multi-disciplinary performance in the Cosmosphere lobby. Titled “To the Moon and Back”, this performance will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. 

    Free and open to the public, this truly collaborative effort crosses disciplines including the performing arts, language arts, dramatic arts, technology, science, math, social studies, physical education and the gifted program.

  • Early Closing of the Lobby at 5 pm

    Date: Friday, March 29, 2019 5:00 PM – 11:59 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere Lobby

    The Cosmosphere's main entrance, naviGATOR simulator and lobby will be closing early to the General Public on Friday, March 29 at 5:00 pm for a private event. The Carey Digital Dome Theater shows afer 5:00 pm will play as scheduled. The Hall of Space Museum and Gift Store are open normal hours until 7:00 pm.

    Please use the alternate entrance to the North of the main entrance, by the Richard E. Smith Science Center.

  • Coffee at the Cosmo: Drones and the Environment

    Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    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: "Drones and the Environment," with Cosmosphere Space Science Educator, and Certified Remote Pilot, Chuck McClary. How do drones help us analyze the environment around us? In honor of Earth Day, learn about the useful information these devices help gather about our world and better understand some of the innovative ways drones are helping improve our daily lives.

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

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