Artemis 1 Launch at a Planetarium Near You!
Find your Planetarium
Artemis 1, scheduled to launch on August 29th, 2022, is an un-crewed NASA test flight using the Space Launch System (SLS) super heavy-lift expendable launch vehicle and the first flight of the Orion MPCV (Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle).
Monday, August 29, 8:33-10:33 a.m. EDT Scrubbed
Friday, September 2, 12:48-2:48 p.m. EDT
Monday, September 5, 5:12-6:42 p.m. EDT
Cernan Earth and Space Center in River Grove, IL will be hosting an exciting event for the launch. Cernan Earth and Space Center is located at Triton College and named for Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the Moon.
The Cernan Center Planetarium will be receiving the first-of-its-kind immersive live feed of the Artemis I mission launch in partnership with Emmy Award-winning Felix & Paul Studios, livestreaming to planetariums worldwide. Contrary to what most people think, today’s planetariums can show much more than just the stars. They are now equipped to show cutting-edge science programs and even music entertainment.
Not only the Cernan Center, but planetariums around the world will be participating. Here is a list of countries and states that have planetariums that will be having launch viewing parties:
Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Caribbean, China, Columbia, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
United States: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
This information is brought to you by NSS SpacEdge Education team in cooperation with the Cernan Earth and Space Center.
FIND YOUR PLANETARIUM
National Space Society
1300 I Street NW, Suite 400E, Washington, DC 20005