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Don’t miss these exciting Programs in the Travelers Science Dome at the Gengras Planetarium!
A high-tech space exploration suit has been stolen and futuristic police officer Jake takes you along as he leaves Earth to investigate. Swing through the solar system and far beyond as you help find the thief and bring them to justice.
(STARTING AFTER THANKSGIVING)
Add some magic to your holiday season with custom tuned laser light shows by a live laser DJ. Feel free to sing along to such classics as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” while dazzling 3-D light effects shine overhead
Larry Cat in Space
Take off on a Lunar adventure with a curious cat. Larry Cat gets left behind on Earth when his owner, Diana becomes an astronaut. In search of Diana, Larry finds his way on board a space ship destined for the moon
Using the planetarium’s digital projection system, educators take visitors on a live tour of the current night sky. This program includes the current seasonal path of the Sun (with explanation of the reason for the seasons), visible seasonal constellations, stories about the night sky, explanation of the phases of the Moon and how to locate any visible planets. This show changes with the current season!
What does it take to be an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside an astronaut. Explore inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through the human body. Discover the perils of space as we subject ‘Chad’, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him.
Originally created by the Gengras Planetarium back in 1993 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Moon landing, this show is being updated and enhanced bringing the story into the modern age of the planetarium by incorporating stunning visuals, powerful music, moving narration, archival footage and special effects.