Saturday, December 19, 2009
The Wichita Toy Train Club is at the Cosmophere today with a free display. They are setting up to run trains from noon to 6 this afternoon. It's going to be very cool, as you can see from this photo of set up earlier this morning.
Come to the Cosmosphere and join in this holiday tradition. It's free. You can't beat that!
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center is featured on the cover of the new AT&T Real Yellow Pages directory serving the Hutchinson area. The cover was unveiled during a press conference Wed., Dec. 9, at 2 p.m., in the Discovery Room at the Cosmosphere.
"We're thrilled the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center is featured on the new directory cover," said Marisa Honomichl, vice president for marketing and development at the Cosmosphere. "This means that for the next year, this wonderful facility with all it has to offer will be front and center anytime someone uses a directory, reminding residents and visitors about the museum and planetarium."
More than 58,000 copies of the directory have been produced for distribution in the Hutchinson area this year.
"We are proud to feature the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center on the cover of our new AT&T Real Yellow Pages directory for the Hutchinson area," said Patsy Weiser, area market manager, AT&T Advertising Solutions. "We continually work to make our directory covers special on the outside, and tailor the community information inside our directories to best meet the needs of local residents and businesses."
The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center is one of the most comprehensive space museums in the world and one of the leading educational tourist attractions in the United States. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing patrons' knowledge of space exploration.
Educating people from around the globe, the Cosmosphere boasts the Hall of Space museum, one of the most significant collections of U.S. and Russian space artifacts in the world; the Justice Planetarium, a dome-shaped classroom where attendees learn about astronomy; Dr. Goddard's Lab, a live demonstration of early rocket technology; and the Carey IMAX® Dome Theater, the 12th IMAX® theater built in the world.
The Cosmosphere is well known for its camp programs, offering students an opportunity to train like astronauts. Camps for students from second grade on up are offered. The Cosmosphere education programs focus on building leadership skills, encouraging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, and creative thinking.
For more information visit www.cosmo.org.