Posted by: cherylyoung | July 20, 2013

Just how active is Canada in the internationa space role? You might just have to come to Vancouver to get the answer to that question.

The Fun is Out There.

What’s new in the night sky?

 

 What are Near Earth Objects?

 

How do rockets fly?

 

What’s Canada’s role in the International Space

Station?

Ask the experts and find the answers to these and

 other universal questions in the shows, exhibits

 and programs at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

 in Vancouver.

 

There’s always something new to explore!

 

Planetarium

The Zeiss projector creates a 360-degree view of the

 heavens as seen from Vancouver.

 

Visitors view the night sky under a dome, but also

 are entertained with multimedia presentations

 including a variety of original shows created

by the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.

GroundStation Canada

This 90-seat multimedia theatre combines live action

 and demonstrations.

 

 Shows provide regular updates of space news and

 space technology with special highlights of

 Canada’s role in space.

 

The audience is encouraged to participate in these

highly interactive shows that run for

 about 20 minutes.

 

Cosmic Courtyard

Visitors journey through several spheres of the

 universe,

with Earth at the centre.

 

They can enjoy their own personal look into space

 through exhibits, video games, news updates

and facts.

You can touch a real moon rock, morph yourself

into an alien, fly and dock the Space Shuttle to the

 International Space Station and more.

 

Gordon MacMillan Southam Observatory

Explore the solar system with the Space Centre’s

0.5  metre telescope.

The Gordon MacMillan Southam Observatory is

 volunteer run and is open to the public on clear

 weekend evenings.

 

It is recommended that you call to check conditions

 before you plan a visit to the Observatory.

 

Laser & Light Shows

What is a Planetarium without a Laser & Light

 Show?

Watch your favorite bands with dazzling visual

effects in our Planetarium Star Theatre.

 

Kid Friendly Programs

The Space Centre runs special programs, including

 Educational and Outreach Programs, and also

hosts Birthday Parties, Sleepovers and Cosmo

Camps.

Contact Information HR MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut Street Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9 Canada

www.bcadayatatime.com

BC A DAY AT A TIME IS BROUGHT COURTESY

CHERYL YOUNG, cbythesea@shaw.ca

SAANICH PENINSULA REALTY

SIDNEY B.C

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