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Challenger Adventure
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Join other museum visitors in this out-of-this-world experience! See what it's like to do experiments in space while working with other visitors to complete your mission. Please Note: Space is limited. To guarantee a spot, reserve tickets in advance at 518-382-7890 x 237; or purchase tickets when you arrive at miSci (if space is available).

Children (5 -12), admission + $5*
Seniors (65+), admission + $8

Adults (13+), admission + $10 

*Children must be at least 5 years old to participate. Each child under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of children older than 7 can be accompanied by one adult.  

Location:
Challenger Learning Center Briefing Room



Date(s): 
Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Evenings with miSci and the Dudley Observatory
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Spend the evening exploring the exhibits at miSci! Complete the night with a Night Sky Adventure with the Dudley Observatory. 

Location:
miSci Galleries 



Date(s): 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Kids' Amateur Radio Day
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Explore amateur radio with SMARA, who operate a complete amateur radio station housed at miSci under the call sign W2IR. Connect with kids across the country, and maybe even around the world, while you explore the valuable communication tool of amateur radio. Kids' Amateur Radio Day at miSci is part of a national event hosted by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), the largest organization of radio amateurs in the United States with over 150,000 members.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Little Wonders of Science: Move!
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Inspire curiosity through stories, play, and special hands-on activities specifically created for children ages 3-5. Held on the third Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning of every month, the Little Wonders of Science program introduces education through new science topics.

Come early for a special 10am showing in miSci’s planetarium of “One World, One Sky” (additional $5/ person), and leave with the materials to continue the study of science at home.

Cost: Little Wonders is free with miSci admission, but space can get limited. Register online today!

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Date(s): 
Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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Night Sky Adventure: Exploring Pluto (Dudley Observatory)
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The New Horizons mission flew past Pluto back in July of 2015, and astronomers are still analyzing the images the spacecraft sent back. Re-discover Pluto and learn more about its five moons!

Night Sky Adventures are astronomy fun for the whole family! Educators from the Dudley Observatory, in conjunction with volunteers from the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers group, present astronomy lessons, planetarium shows and night sky viewing (weather depending). Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes. One or more telescopes will be provided for public use.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Lobby, Planetarium, & Courtyard 



Date(s): 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Senior Science Day: Live Planetarium Show (Dudley Observatory)
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This program will include a short presentation and live planetarium show by planetarium director Megan Norris.

Presented by the Dudley Observatory 

miSci and the Dudley Observatory are committed to lifelong learning and have created programming specifically designed for senior citizens! Come explore the museum on a quiet afternoon, then join the Dudley Observatory for an exciting astronomy lesson presented by our Outreach Astronomer Dr. Valerie Rapson. Topics to be covered throughout the program include: Exploring our Solar System, NASA’s Great Observatories, Searching for Alien Life, Einstein’s Theories Explained, current space news, and more! Presentations are designed for all skill levels. No astronomy knowledge is necessary, just come and enjoy learning!

Location: Planetarium

Cost: Free with admission 



Date(s): 
Monday, January 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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SenseAble Science
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A sensory friendly science center experience for those with autism and other sensory needs. Presented by the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, Schenectady ARC, and miSci with additional funds from sponsors. 

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Date(s): 
Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12 pm

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