Public Night Schedule
2019 Lecture Series
2019 is the 50th Anniversary of Man’s first steps on another world.
In Celebration of Man’s first steps, the 2019 Lecture Series will present man’s exploration of our solar system and beyond. The spring Series “Exploration by Proxy” will present man’s first attempts at space exploration. Summer series “Sp’am In A Can” will outline our quest to land a man on the moon. The fall series “Beyond The Horizon.. the First Step” will outline the possible futures of manned space travel to “where no one has gone before”.
As always, the lectures begin at 8:00 pm and sky viewing (if clear) are open and free to all.
Exploration By Proxy
March 15 Yesterday’s Dream “The Earth is the cradle of Humanities. Man cannot
stay in the cradle forever.”-Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
March 22 The Science of Rockets Going higher, farther and faster requires some
extraordinary machines and a lot of physics.
March 29 Short Hops and a Long Leap A surprise causes world-wide panic.
Discoveries beyond our senses.
April 5 Baby Steps The systematic invasion of our closest neighbor. A secret
April 12 The Incredible Flyby Four planets later and it keeps on going and
going and going….
April 19 Landings It’s OK to fly by, but there is nothing like “being there”.
April 26 Mars The Cubbys have a better record at getting to first base than all
the Earth’s space agencies combined at getting to Mars.
May 3 Pluto and Beyond Not a Planet? Some second thoughts! Some
creation theories, confirmed!