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StargazingThe Lone Star College-CyFair Engineering Department is proud to participate in World Space Week, the largest public space event on Earth. Please join us for a week of exciting events and guest speakers involving space technology and exploration.

World Space Week's Mission

“The General Assembly declares 4 to 10 October World Space Week to celebrate each year at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition” - UN General Assembly resolution, 6 December 1999

Click here for more information about World Space Week celebrations around the world.

Event Schedule

Date Time Event Location
Monday, 10/3/16 9:45 am -
10:00 am
Opening Address and recognition CENT
Monday, 10/3/16 10:00 am -
11:00 am
 "What's Going On Now at NASA?" - Guest Speaker: Mr Tim Hall (Chief of EVA at NASA) CENT
Tuesday, 10/4/16 9:00 am -
1:00 pm
Space Fair and NASA Artifacts Exhibit CENT
Tuesday, 10/4/16 7:30 pm -
9:00 pm
"Stargazing Made Easy - An Astronomical Observing Event" - Guest Speaker: Mr. Darrell Jenkins (Astronomer and author) CENT
Wednesday, 10/5/16 10:00 am -
11:00 am
L.I.F.E. Program "The Red Planet" - Guest Speaker: Dr. Humboldt Mandell (NASA Engineer ret.) LRNC
Thursday, 10/6/16 10:00 am -
11:00 am
"Solar Power in Space" presentation and demonstration ART
Thursday, 10/6/16 2:30 pm -
3:30 pm
Exercise In Space (see map) Outside CENT
Thursday, 10/6/16 3:30 pm Rocket Launch  (see map) Helicopter Pad of ECEC
Space Week