Travel through the cosmos, get up close with spacecraft and more in SCI’s Upper Level space science experience platform Why The Sky? where you can:
- Explore the planets of our solar system through a digital video globe
- Discover how we use satellites and probes to explore our solar system
- Examine our Sun as just another star in the vast Milky Way galaxy
- Find the outer reaches of space through telescopes
- Experiment with mirrors and lenses to change the behavior of light beams
- Learn about an Iowa-born astronaut and see a flight suit she wore during her missions on the International Space Station
Plus, create your own planetarium show on SCI’s COSMIC JUKEBOX®, then enter the Star Theater to watch your creation on the 50-foot dome screen!
Located on SCI’s Upper Level.