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Where to View the Lunar Eclipse

  Photo used with permission: Kris Flory of Dead Reckoning Astrophotography On January 20, 2019, the night sky will bring us a great sight: the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse! If you are wondering why it is being called this, here is a quick explanation: Wolf Moon = The name of the first full moon […]

Postponed: FREE Poetry Under the Stars Event at the Kansas Cosmosphere

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NOTICE: This event has been postponed, but the organizers assure me it will be rescheduled. Stay tuned! This Thursday, the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson will present a free event in the Justice Planetarium with Kansas Poet Laureate Eric McHenry. “Poetry Under the Stars” will begin at 7 p.m. and include poetry reading and discussion. Prior […]

FREE Open House at the Kansas Cosmosphere Sunday

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On Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 1 – 4 p.m., the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson will have a FREE open house. It is probably good to reserve your spot for the Vault Tour, which is one of the open house events. More info on how to do that is below. During the open house, visitors […]

Free: “Coffee at the Cosmo”

  Coffee at the Cosmo is the third Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. and is always free. Enjoy coffee and pastries, meet new friends, and learn something new. Each month’s presentation will feature entertaining, insightful presentations by Cosmosphere staff and visiting professionals who are experts in a variety of topics related to science and […]

SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Buz Carpenter at Kansas Cosmosphere

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Retired Colonel “Buz” Carpenter will be at the Kansas Cosmosphere Saturday, November 6, 2010 to talk about his experiences flying the world’s fastest airplane–the SR-71 Blackbird. This is absolutely free and everyone is welcome to come meet the former Air Force pilot, get his autograph, and see the Blackbird, America’s first “stealth” plane, at the […]

Dads Get in Free – pt. 1

I’m still busily scouring the Interwebs to find Dad’s day deals, but for those who like to plan ahead, here are a few Father’s Day specials at local Wichita-area attractions. Sedgwick County Zoo (& Father’s Day Car Show) – Dads are admitted free when accompanied by a paying child. Sunday, June 20, 8:30 a.m. – […]

Free: “Coffee at the Cosmo”

Join Cosmosphere President and CEO Chris Orwoll on the third Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. for an educational lecture. Free coffee and pastries will be available. This month’s presentation is “If You Can’t Stand The Heat: Temperature Control in Space.” See the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center website for more information. (Click on […]