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  • How We Got to the Moon

    How We Got to the Moon

    November 13, 2020

    Whether you’re trying to help a child at home engage in science or you’re just a fan of the space program, a virtual event hosted by the Cosmosphere may be just the ticket. 

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  • Cosmosphere Will Uncase Spacecraft To Create Digitally Interactive 3D Model

    Cosmosphere Will Uncase Spacecraft To Create Digitally Interactive 3D Model

    October 9, 2020

    On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Cosmosphere will begin creating high-resolution, full-color, digitally interactive 3D models of the space museum’s collection starting with one of the most iconic crafts in American history—the Mercury spacecraft: Liberty Bell 7.

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  • Cosmosphere Virtual Events to Feature Space Legends Lovell, Haise and More

    Cosmosphere Virtual Events to Feature Space Legends Lovell, Haise and More

    September 17, 2020

    Apollo-era legends will be part of the experience viewers can expect from Onward and Upward, the Cosmosphere’s first virtual telethon and auction, which will launch Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2:00 p.m. (CT). 

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  • Cosmosphere To Close Mondays & Tuesdays Following Labor Day 

    Cosmosphere To Close Mondays & Tuesdays Following Labor Day 

    August 19, 2020

    The Cosmosphere, a Smithsonian-affiliated science center and space museum in Hutchinson, KS, will be changing its hours of operation beginning in September. 

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  • Cosmosphere Plans Safe Re-Open and Camp Season

    Cosmosphere Plans Safe Re-Open and Camp Season

    July 2, 2020

    The Cosmosphere is requiring masks in all public spaces. Free disposable masks are available at the Cosmosphere Box Office.

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  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: The White Sands Rocket Team
    December 17
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    January 21
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  • Virtual Coffee at the Cosmo: The White Sands Rocket Team

    Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Location:www.cosmomeeting.org

    Join us on Thursday, December 17 at 9:00 am CT, for this virtual presentation! 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 "The White Sands Rocket Team," with Cosmosphere curator, Shannon Whetzel. 

    75 Years Ago- Fifty-five German specialists arrived at Fort Bliss, TX, and White Sands Proving Grounds, NM, where they were joined by seven specialists headed by Dr. Wernher von Braun

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

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

  • OPEN 9 AM–3 PM CHRISTMAS EVE

    Date: Thursday, December 24, 2020 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be open from 9 am–3 pm on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24. We will be closed on Christmas Day. 

  • Closed Christmas Day

    Date: Friday, December 25, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Location:Cosmosphere

    We will be closed Friday, December 25 for Christmas. We will be open normal business hours tomorrow.
     

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