4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting
Astronauts have played an important role in astronomy since 1962. Learn how, as on-orbit surrogate astronomers, they provide images and impressions of astronomical sights and events from outside Earth’s atmosphere.
Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.