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Onward & Upward: A Virtual Telethon and Auction

Help Support the Cosmosphere as We Move Onward and Upward!

Through Saturday, October 10, all donations are being generously matched by the Patterson Family Foundation, up to $75,000!

Onward and Upward Auction:

10/9/2020: Great news! More autographed items are on their way so the auction end dates have been extended! This means, you have more time to watch and bid on your favorite items!  It also means we’ll be adding even more exciting autographed memorabilia, so be sure to check the auction site often!

The new closings will be:

Second Block: Closes Oct. 16 at 7 pm 

Third Block: Opens Oct. 16 at 7:01 pm and Closes: Oct. 23 at 7 pm

Onward and Upward Telethon:

Celebrate the history of space exploration and the lessons it teaches, which are especially relevant today! Hear inspirational stories you’ve never heard before from some amazing space legends and help support the Cosmosphere!

The Telethon is available on the Cosmosphere’s Facebook and YouTube channel.

Space Legends participating include:

Fred Haise, NASA astronaut
Jim Lovell, NASA astronaut
Michael Collins, NASA astronaut
Gene Kranz, NASA flight director
Gerry Griffin, NASA flight director
Charlie Duke, NASA astronaut and Moonwalker
Dr. Harrison Schmitt, NASA astronaut and Moonwalker
Dr. Steven Hawley, NASA astronaut from Kansas 
Cosmosphere Camp Alumni working in space industry

Thank you for loving the Cosmosphere!