Let's Talk About Space in Shenandoah

Galaxy Rising - © Greg Redfern

Join NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador Greg Redfern for engaging presentations about outer space!

"Under the Stars at Shenandoah National Park" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts!

Presentations are held select dates at Skyland and Big Meadows Lodge. Free to all park visitors. Program start time varies based on sunset.  A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

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DATE      
TIME        
TOPIC
Jun 23
9:00 PM
The Sky IS Falling - Space Rocks and You - Learn about meteorites and see actual meteorites from Mars, Chelyabinsk, Russia, and the Moon.
Jul 28
9:00 PM The Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater - The world's 7th largest known impact crater is under the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, VA. Hear the inside story, and view extremely rare geological samples from within CBIC
Aug 18
9:00 PM

The Future of US Manned Spaceflight - Learn where NASA is headed, literally, with new manned spacecraft and rockets to launch the next generation of American astronauts.
Oct 20
8:00 PM The Lives of the Stars - How do the stars, including our Sun, shine? How are they born, how do they live, and - ultimately - die? You'll never look at the stars the same after you learn their secrets.
Nov 3
8:00 PM
 
JWST-NASA's Successor to Hubble Space Telescope (HST) - The 2018 space telescope successor to HST seen up close and personal with the latest pics and information direct from NASA.
DATE      
TIME        
TOPIC
May 16
8:00 PM
So, You Want To Be An Astrophotographer - Learn the basics of how to photograph Shenandoah National Park and the sky while visiting.
May 19
8:00 PM 
 
So, You Want To Be An Astrophotographer - Learn the basics of how to photograph Shenandoah National Park and the sky while visiting.
Jun 6
9:00 PM  The Sky IS Falling - Space Rocks and You - Learn about meteorites and see actual meteorites from Mars, Chelyabinsk, Russia, and the Moon. 
Jul 25
9:00 PM The Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater - The world's 7th largest known impact crater is under the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, VA. Hear the inside story, and view extremely rare geological samples from within CBIC. 
Aug 8
9:00 PM
 
The Future of US Manned Spaceflight - Learn where NASA is headed, literally, with new manned spacecraft and rockets to launch the next generation of American astronauts.
Oct 17
8:00 PM The Lives of the Stars - How do the stars, including our Sun, shine? How are they born, how do they live, and - ultimately - die? You'll never look at the stars the same after you learn their secrets. 
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