Asteroid Day

June 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Visit the Space Centre to take part in this global celebration!
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Quantum Inkblot

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
An evening of physics, psychology, art and astronomy.
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Vancouver Illuminated

June 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
The City of Vancouver and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre have teamed up to present Vancouver Illuminated: a celebration of Vancouver’s night sky and opportunity to engage residents about the City’s Outdoor Lighting Strategy.
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Universe of the Brain

May 31, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Discover what’s fact and what’s fake with neuroscientists Dr. Liisa Galea and Dr. Julie Robillard. Enjoy an evening of lively discussion as these leading researchers debunk the modern mythology of the human brain and teach you how to separate peer-reviewed fact from creative nonfiction.
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SOLD OUT - Georges Melies’ A Trip to the Moon (1902)

June 7, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
This event is now sold out. Join the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre for a screening of the classic films by pioneering French filmmaker Georges Méliès.
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New Worlds: Discovering New Solar Systems and Habitable Planets

May 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and the Columbia University Alumni Club of Vancouver for a public talk by visiting Columbia University astronomy professor Dr. David Helfand.
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Kavli Fulldome Lecture, presented by the Adler Planetarium

May 9, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Join us as we livestream “Our Planetary Experiment” lecture and visual presentation from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.
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May The 4th Be With You: Family Night

May 4, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our first family night and enjoy the Space Centre after hours at this galaxy far, far celebration “May the 4th Be With You”.
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Cosmic Nights: Yuri's Night Epic Exploration

April 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Join us for Cosmic Nights: Yuri’s Night, as we examine how sending humans to space has changed how we see our planet. Experience the Space Centre after hours in a 19+ environment!
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Spring Break at the Space Centre

March 19, 2018 - 10:00am to April 2, 2018 - 5:00pm
Do you have what it takes to be a Mars colonist or an asteroid geologist? Join us over Spring Break to learn about the future of space exploration. We will have family friendly activities running daily and are premiering brand new shows and demonstrations in the Planetarium Star Theatre and Groundstation Canada Theatre.
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