Let's Talk About Space

Join Greg Redfern, an adjunct professor/instructor of astronomy since 1984 and a NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador since 2003, for engaging presentations about outer space!

"The Peaks Under the Stars" - If the sky is clear after the presentation, guests will move outdoors to the lawn area at the edge of the lake to see the night sky in all its glory while listening to sky lore and fascinating sky facts!

Free to attend. Program start time varies based on sunset. A jacket is recommended and a flashlight is helpful.

3/11/17 - 8:00 pm
New Horizons to Pluto
Learn about the famous dwarf planet from discovery to flyby.

4/1/17 - 8:00 pm
The Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater
The world's 7th largest known impact crater is under the Chesapeake Bay at Cape Charles, VA. Hear the inside story, and view extremely rare geological samples from within CBIC.

5/20/17 - 8:30 pm
The Future of US Manned Spaceflight
Learn where NASA is headed, literally, with new manned spacecraft and rockets to launch the next generation of American astronauts.

6/10/17 - 9:00 pm
This Isn't your Granddaddy's Moon
Learn the latest about the missions sent to the Moon by NASA, China, and India - plus manned efforts.

7/8/17 - 9:00 pm
New Horizons to Pluto
Learn about the famous dwarf planet from discovery to flyby.

8/5/17 - 9:00 pm
The Lives of the Stars
How do the stars, including our Sun, shine? How are they born, how do they live, and - ultimately - die? You'll never look at the stars the same after you learn their secrets.

9/23/17 - 8:00 pm
The Universe and You

Learn about the fascinating Universe in which you live, are made from, and are part of.