Chandra 25th Anniversary Celebration


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Since it was launched into space in July 1999, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has changed our view of the Universe, and it is still capable of many more years of operation and scientific discovery!

Join us and Chandra X-ray Observatory at the Christa McAuliffe Center and Framingham State University Planetarium as we celebrate Chandra’s 25th Anniversary with hands-on activities, exhibits, giveaways, and a planetarium program with guest experts!


5:00PM - 6:00PM: Hands-On Activities and Exhibits

Screenings of Listen to the Universe at 5:00pm and 5:30pm

6:15PM - 7:30PM: Planetarium Program - Celebrating 25 years of the Extreme Universe with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and guest experts!

Moderator: Kim Arcand, Visualization Scientist/Emerging Tech Lead

Guest Experts: Pat Slane, CXC Director; Rudy Montez, Scientist in the Chandra Director's Office; Mel Nynka, Research Scientist; Julia Zachary, Flight Operations Team Deputy Mission Planning Manager/Command Controller

More information: https://cm-center.org/event/chandra

Christa McAuliffe Center and Planetarium at Framingham State University
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701
United States

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