To observe international Asteroid Day (Friday, June 30), Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium has scheduled a family-friendly weekend of hands-on activities, exhibits, an array of meteorite specimens, and planetarium shows about asteroids.
The celebration will launch on Friday and continue through Asteroid Weekend. On Friday, June 30, Flandrau will offer a live stream of the Asteroid Day Live 24-hour broadcast all about asteroid science, organized by the nation of Luxembourg, which aims to become a world leader in asteroid mining.
Asteroid Day/Weekend hours
9 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, June 30. Asteroid Activities 1-5 pm.
10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, July 1. Asteroid Activities 1-5pm.
Noon-5 p.m. Sunday, July 2. Asteroid Activities 1-5 pm.
Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium, 1601 E. University Blvd.
Learn more: flandrau.org
Admission to Science Center Exhibits, UA Mineral Museum and
One Planetarium Show:
Adults: $14; children age 4-17: $10; age 3 and under: Free.
Senior/Military/College Students (w/ID): $10.
Single item pricing available for exhibits and shows.