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Back to the Moon for Good

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The show, narrated by Tim Allen, starts by presenting the history of lunar exploration over more than half a century.
The landers and orbiters taught us about the Moon’s composition, geology, and formation.

The Google Lunar XPRIZE was designed to democratize space and create new opportunities for human and robotic presence on the Moon. We see the engineering and innovation steps taken by the international teams competing to land a spacecraft on the Moon. The program highlights the human spirit of competition and collaboration as teams take on this audacious challenge. The audience is taken through a successful launch, landing and lunar surface travel. The show ends with a stunning glimpse of a plausible scenario for our future on the Moon.

The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium is located in the Science Building, 2001 Fourth Avenue, on the UW-Stevens Point campus. The planetarium consists of a 7.3m diameter dome that houses a DIGISTAR LITE projector (installed in 2020).

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.uwsp.edu/smcpa/blocher-planetarium/

Venue

UWSP | Science Building
2001 Fourth Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481 United States
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Phone:
17153462208