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San Antonio TX, 78212
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 The Scobee Education Center will hold its Grand Opening ceremonies on October 31, 2014 with free public planetarium programs that afternoon and throughout the day on Saturday, November 1st.

Oct 31st

9:00am -12:00pm  VIP invited guest event for ribbon cutting ceremonies.

12:00pm to 5:00pm center opens to the public 

(Free. Limited Parking in SAC Lot 21)

Program

9:00-10:45 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Planetarium Programs:  (100 seats per program)

10:45-11:45   Secret Lives of Stars

1:00-2:00        Ultimate Universe

2:30-3:30        Violent Universe

4:00-5:00       Attack of the Space Pirates

5:00pm          Center closes to the public

Tours of the new Challenger Learning Center will begin in the Briefing Room and move through the Mission Control, Orion Launch Vehicle, Airlock and Space Station ending with a visit to the Star Deck.

 

November 1st

9:00am to 5:00pm  -The Scobee Education Center will be open free of charge.

Planetarium Programs:

9:30am - Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

11:00am - Secret Lives of Stars

12:30pm - Attack of the Space Pirates

2:00pm - Little Star that Could

3:30pm - Black Holes

 

Tours of the new Challenger Learning Center will begin in the Briefing Room and move through the Mission Control, Orion Launch Vehicle, Airlock and Space Station ending with a visit to the Star Deck.

 

7:30pm to 10:00pm  The center will reopen for a Star Party in the observatory, Star Deck** and surrounding terraces with the SAAA and SALSA astronomy clubs providing telescopes and expertise to view the moon and brightest objects visible from our location.

**Only 50 people at a time are permitted on the Star Deck.  Please, work with our staff to provide for as many people as possible to view telescopes from this vantage point.

Regularly scheduled Friday evening Planetarium programs will begin on Friday, November 7, 2014 with programs at 6:00pm. 7:30pm and 9:00pm. 


 **Special note:  The Scobee Education Center at San Antonio College is temporarily closed for renovations and construction until November of 2014.  The Mt. San Antonio College Randall Planetarium is located in California and not associated with the Scobee education Center in San Antonio, TX. 

While we are developing a suite of new Scobee Education Center web sites, for more information, you may still visit the Scobee Planetarium Facebook webpage and a new Twitter account at SAC_Scobee

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Contact Information

General Information:  210-486-0100

Gina Gutierrez, Secretary/Reservations
Phone: 210-486-0103
Email:   gmedrano1@alamo.edu 


 

Rick Varner, Center Director
Phone:  210-486-0402
Email: rvarner4@alamo.edu 


Bob Kelley, Planetarium Coordinator
Phone: 210-486-0101
Email:  bkelley@alamo.edu 


Jennifer Becerra,
Lead Flight Director/Academic Program Coordinator
Phone:  210-486-0955
Email:  jbecerra6@alamo.edu 

 


Location:
1300 San Pedro Ave. 
San Antonio, Tx 78212