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  •  Cosmosphere Postpones Anniversary Celebrations Due to COVID-19

    Cosmosphere Postpones Anniversary Celebrations Due to COVID-19

    March 12, 2020

    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 620-899-0993.

Upcoming Events

  • Liberty Bell 7 Spacecraft to Splashdown at Cosmosphere
    June 16 – December 31
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  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: Apollo to Artemis
    July 16
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  • Liberty Bell 7 Spacecraft to Splashdown at Cosmosphere

    Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
    Location:Cosmosphere Lobby

    Liberty Bell 7 is set to splashdown at the Cosmosphere, following nearly six years of being on exhibit throughout the world.  Beginning Tuesday, June 16, visitors to the Smithsonian-affiliated space museum in Hutchinson, KS, will have the opportunity to get up close to an amazing piece of space history when the Mercury spacecraft, which took the second U.S. astronaut into space, returns to its home museum.  The craft will be on display in the Cosmosphere Grand Lobby through the remainder of 2020.

    For more information on Liberty Bell 7 go here

  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: Apollo to Artemis

    Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:cosmomeeting.org

    This will be a virtual presentation only. Join us live on our Facebook page on the day of the event or on Zoom at cosmomeeting.org.

    Grab your mug of Joe, sit back in the comfort of your own home and enjoy this free presentation on "Apollo to Artemis" with Cosmosphere Volunteer and owner of The Space Shot, John Mulnix.

    Attendees will learn about the Apollo program and the history of long-duration human spaceflight from Skylab to the ISS. You'll understand how these missions have prepared NASA for the return to the Moon with the Artemis Program in the late 2020s. Learn about the three exciting new commercially developed lunar landers supporting the Artemis Program. One of these new designs will take the first woman and the next man to the surface of the Moon!

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

    Thank you to our corporate partners:
    Airshare, Evergy, The Clayworks of Disability Supports, KU School of Engineering and RCB Bank

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