Author Laura Gehl—AND, Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Nov. 3, 2019, 1 p.m.

Author Reading PLUS Full-dome show

In a special event, author Laura Gehl will read from "Always Looking Up". Her picture book biography is about Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who overcame obstacles like weak eyesight and teachers who discouraged women from pursuing astronomy to lead the NASA team that built the Hubble Space Telescope. (Dr. Roman's nickname was "Mother Hubble.")

Afterward, enjoy one the world's most popular planetarium shows, "The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket." Embark on an amazing adventure as two children spend a night touring the solar system alongside their ship's navigator, a talking astronomy book!

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes; suitable for general audiences

Please note the start time.

For more information, see 50th anniversary of the David M. Brown Planetarium

Doors open: 12:30 p.m. Show begins: 1 p.m.

Our capacity is 58 seats. We set aside 20 seats to accommodate those who arrive without a reservation, so if the show is sold out you can still try to attend by arriving close to 12:30 p.m. However, although we will do whatever we can to seat all comers, there is no guarantee of admission without a reservation.