Celebrating the Cosmos: The Kentucky Science Center’s Eclipse Extravaganza on April 8th

Kentucky Science Center hosts exclusive solar eclipse event

The Kentucky Science Center is hosting a special event to celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse at their Main Street location. This exclusive event will take place on April 8th from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy free admission and participate in various activities that are designed to educate and entertain visitors of all ages.

The center has planned an array of unique activities for attendees, such as creating pinhole cameras, live streaming of the eclipse from NASA, and educational programs about gravity and UV rays. Documentary screenings of Journey to Space 3-D, a film about NASA’s Space Shuttle program and the International Space Station, will also be available during the event.

As part of this event, guests will have access to all the Kentucky Science Center’s activities across its expansive 50,000 square feet space. Special programming will be stationed throughout the galleries, including educational sessions on the eclipse, eclipse-viewing safety, cultural interpretations of eclipses and constellations, and the chance to view the partial eclipse.

Chief Executive Officer Mike Norman stated that he was excited about this once-in-20-years phenomenon. The Kentucky Science Center is located at 727 W. Main Street and is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m

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