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DuPont Planetarium

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471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
803-641-3654 http://rpsec.usca.edu/planetarium/publicShows.html

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January 2022

Mars 1001

January 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

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Seven Wonders

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS. We will investigate the social forces and technologies leading to the creation of these incredible antiquities and glimpse other sensational spectacles of the universe. This show won four Telly Awards and is narrated by Sean Bean of The Lord of the Rings films.…

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To the Moon and Beyond

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! You may be inspired to join this quest! This program features the voices of Mary Morrison of WJBF in Augusta, GA (narrator), Tony Baughman of WKSK 92.7 FM (Dad), Moriah…

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Mars 1001

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

Find out more »

Seven Wonders

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back thousands of years in time and witness spectacular marvels of the ancient world. Explore the Great Pyramid, stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus and experience the rest of the world's phenomenal SEVEN WONDERS. We will investigate the social forces and technologies leading to the creation of these incredible antiquities and glimpse other sensational spectacles of the universe. This show won four Telly Awards and is narrated by Sean Bean of The Lord of the Rings films.…

Find out more »

To the Moon and Beyond

January 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until January 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Experience the exciting adventures of Apollo astronauts on the Moon with young Carol and her dad. Learn what prompted the Race to the Moon, and become better acquainted with the attributes of Earth's natural satellite. Then, discover how NASA plans to send humans back to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! You may be inspired to join this quest! This program features the voices of Mary Morrison of WJBF in Augusta, GA (narrator), Tony Baughman of WKSK 92.7 FM (Dad), Moriah…

Find out more »

February 2022

Habitat Earth

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Dive below the ocean's surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small. From the tiniest microbe to the tallest tree, Habitat Earth utilizes stunning images to show images to show students how the biological world is carefully intersected with human and ecological networks. Appropriate for all ages

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Digistar Special Effects

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we show off the special effects capabilities of Digistar. From a picture gallery of locations on the USCA Campus to fast-paced movements through a variety of shapes and objects, you will have great fun with our extravaganza. We will treat you to some interesting information about our night sky as well. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Mars 1001

February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Dive below the ocean's surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small. From the tiniest microbe to the tallest tree, Habitat Earth utilizes stunning images to show images to show students how the biological world is carefully intersected with human and ecological networks. Appropriate for all ages

Find out more »

Digistar Special Effects

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we show off the special effects capabilities of Digistar. From a picture gallery of locations on the USCA Campus to fast-paced movements through a variety of shapes and objects, you will have great fun with our extravaganza. We will treat you to some interesting information about our night sky as well. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Mars 1001

February 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Dive below the ocean's surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small. From the tiniest microbe to the tallest tree, Habitat Earth utilizes stunning images to show images to show students how the biological world is carefully intersected with human and ecological networks. Appropriate for all ages

Find out more »

Digistar Special Effects

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we show off the special effects capabilities of Digistar. From a picture gallery of locations on the USCA Campus to fast-paced movements through a variety of shapes and objects, you will have great fun with our extravaganza. We will treat you to some interesting information about our night sky as well. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Mars 1001

February 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

Find out more »

Habitat Earth

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Dive below the ocean's surface and travel beneath the forest floor to explore how living organisms are interconnected to support life forms both large and small. From the tiniest microbe to the tallest tree, Habitat Earth utilizes stunning images to show images to show students how the biological world is carefully intersected with human and ecological networks. Appropriate for all ages

Find out more »

Digistar Special Effects

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a fun-filled experience of sight and sound as we show off the special effects capabilities of Digistar. From a picture gallery of locations on the USCA Campus to fast-paced movements through a variety of shapes and objects, you will have great fun with our extravaganza. We will treat you to some interesting information about our night sky as well. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Mars 1001

February 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat…

Find out more »

March 2022

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Engineering ISS

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space. A rap and animations explain how weight, mass, gravity and speed are related, and why astronauts are weightless on the ISS even though there IS gravity in space. Benefits to humanity of the ISS are also discussed. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy. Sunstruck will allow you to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star supports life on Earth. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts…

Find out more »

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Engineering ISS

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space. A rap and animations explain how weight, mass, gravity and speed are related, and why astronauts are weightless on the ISS even though there IS gravity in space. Benefits to humanity of the ISS are also discussed. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy. Sunstruck will allow you to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star supports life on Earth. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts…

Find out more »

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Engineering ISS

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space. A rap and animations explain how weight, mass, gravity and speed are related, and why astronauts are weightless on the ISS even though there IS gravity in space. Benefits to humanity of the ISS are also discussed. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy. Sunstruck will allow you to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star supports life on Earth. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts…

Find out more »

Big Bird’s Adventure

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Follow Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, from the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Engineering ISS

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

This interactive show describes how 15 nations worked together to create the International Space Station (ISS), a unique scientific laboratory and home in space. A rap and animations explain how weight, mass, gravity and speed are related, and why astronauts are weightless on the ISS even though there IS gravity in space. Benefits to humanity of the ISS are also discussed. All shows last one hour unless otherwise noted. Each show includes a live "sky tonight" portion

Find out more »

Sunstruck

March 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2022

DuPont Planetarium, 471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
+ Google Map

Explore the sun in all its glory as you take a journey to the center of our solar system. This amazing, nuclear-powered "furnace" contains most of the mass of our solar system and is the source of its energy. Sunstruck will allow you to discover the wonders of our magnificent sun and investigate how our star supports life on Earth. This program includes information on the structure of our sun, the source of its energy, and how solar activity impacts…

Find out more »
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