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  • Astronaut Trainee with Planetarium Patty

    On the evening of March 8, 2019 the Howard B Owens Science Center was filled with families training together in preparation for the public planetarium program, Astronaut Academy II. Training activities included navigation practice with coding, building payloads with 3-D pens, designing rovers and habitats and for a little extra fun, pin the earth on the solar system. A special guest from NASASCaN came out also to share how lasars relay information. Once inside the planetarium, Planetarium Patty trained everyone on star hopping and navigating the night sky, recognizing the planet "wanderers", and finding deep sky objects with binoculars. Trainees received a certificate and star map at the end of the evening.