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Celebrate National Grandparents Day at the Fleet!
Grandparents Day

Come to the Fleet on Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 8. Grandparents and their grandkids enjoy free gallery admission on this day, thanks to ScholarShare, to enjoy hands-on science fun and special activities, like a Discovery Dig in Kid City. More>> 


Sunday, September 8, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


ScholarShare College Savings Plan is a proud sponsor of Grandparents Day.  




Member Discounts for The Sky Tonight
The Sky Tonight
Curious about astronomy? Use your Membership to purchase discounted tickets. Better still: Adventurer ($150) members and above receive free admission. Reservations: (619) 238-1233.

One more reason that membership is the best way to enjoy all of the Fleet! Not yet a member? Find out how to join!


DIY Aerodynamics From North Star Science Store!
Come see On the Fly: Technology Takes Off, then take home your own Hubsan x4 or Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 quadricopter, or pilot a Flash Fighter or Copter. Shoot off a Meteor Rocket; launch a FlyroGyro, Jetfire Gliders, an X-Stream aircraft or a Batwing flyer; or build your own craft (or dragon) from The Flying Machine Book or a Klutz DIY guide! More>> 


Evolution of Education
Education Science
Attention, teachers! The Fleet is rolling out some great new programs this year! Need something to do before an IMAX? Take a guided tour of the exhibit space with a knowledgeable Fleet employee. Want an educator to visit your school? Check out our Science to Go and Science Station Investigation programs. Everything you need to know can be found on our website or in our Education Resource Guide. Take a look! More>> 


Buh-Bye, Polar Bears. Eeeh-Eeeeeh: Hello, Dolphins
Don't miss To The Arctic before it melts away! Then Dolphins makes a splash in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater for a limited run starting September 6. From the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to wind-swept Patagonia, swim with inquisitive Atlantic spotted dolphins, acrobatic dusky dolphins and the familiar bottlenose dolphin. More>>

To The Arctic plays through Tuesday, September 3 (plus IMAX en Espańol on September 15). Dolphins plays daily, September 6-30 only.


Our Space Geek Team Shares New Science Blogs!  
We've added great blogs to our regular Facebook and Twitter updates! Up now: console operator/photographer Mary Anderson on the Perseids meteor shower and astronomer Lisa Will about a brand-new Nova in the Constellation Delphinus! Soon: Jason Hammond talks Challenger, science and the importance of STEM and John Young shares the installation of a high def video camera streaming free from ISS. More>>

Watch for new blogs on the bottom of our homepage and Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram!



Dig Right in--Young Scientists Return With Exploring Earth!
Young Scientists
Our Young Scientists are back! Join the Fleet for a fun and engaging science program for you and your preschooler. Dig in this fall as Young Scientists open session 1 with "Exploring Earth." Discover layers of the Earth, properties of rocks and how animals make planet Earth their home! More>>





 Galileo's Café: Challenging the Culinary Status Quo
Galileo's Café
Galileo's Café has added daily specials to its delicious, affordable classics, including pulled pork dirty chips, loaded Chicago dogs, a bright Summer Solstice Salad and a family special meal that feeds four for only $21.95. No admission required to eat here, simply join us to enjoy the tasty delights that Galileo's Café has to offer! More>>



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Quick Links
September Events
No Senior Monday Lecture
FREE First Tuesday
New Closing Hours
The Sky Tonight
Family Science Saturdays
Grandparents Day
Conjunctions: Moon & Venus, Venus & Saturn
Young Scientists
Saturday Science Club for Girls
Family Science Saturdays
IMAX en Espańol
Family Science Saturdays
Family Science Saturdays
Smithsonian Day
Now Playing
Rocky Mountain Express
Cosmic Collision
Flight of the Butterflies
To The Arctic
Grand Canyon Adventure
The Fleet's Hours change on September 3!
Coming in

Guitar exhibit
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Patricia Carroll, winner of 2 Tickets to the Mingei International Museum.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win 4 Tickets to the Living Coast Discovery Center.




To enter, please complete  this form by September 15, 2013.  


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