Dr. William C. Danchi, NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, Greenbelt, Md., will discuss the potential of stellar interferometry, a technique that combines signals from multiple telescopes to achieve clear and precise views that may reveal planetary systems like our own.
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6:00 p.m. Selected exhibitions open. Experience interactive Discovery Stations and engage a working model of the Mars Exploration Rovers currently exploring the Red Planet.
6:30 p.m. Free showing of Space Station 3D, Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater