Exploring the Cosmos: A Solar Eclipse Celebration at the Kentucky Science Center

Special solar eclipse event offered at the Kentucky Science Center

The Kentucky Science Center in Louisville is hosting a special event in honor of the upcoming solar eclipse on April 8 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Guests will have the chance to explore all 50,000 square feet of activities at the center and participate in special programming that will be stationed throughout the galleries.

Some of the activities that guests can enjoy during the event include creating pinhole cameras, streaming coverage of the eclipse from NASA, and educational activities that teach about gravity, UV rays, and more. Guests can also opt to watch documentary screenings of Journey to Space 3-D in the center’s four-story theater, which explores NASA’s Space Shuttle program, the International Space Station, and the Hubble Space Telescope.

Mike Norman, CEO of the Kentucky Science Center expressed excitement for this opportunity to engage with guests about science and space exploration. The special event is made possible in part by a NASA Kentucky Space Grant. The Kentucky Science Center is located at 727 W Main Street and open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with free admission for all visitors during this event.

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