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Q & A with Apollo Astronaut Gen. Charles Duke

Posted by on Jul 10, 2019 in Astronomy | Comments Off on Q & A with Apollo Astronaut Gen. Charles Duke

50 years ago the world stood still as history was made when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and three brave American astronauts stepped...

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Apollo 11’s Journey to the Moon

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 in Astronomy | Comments Off on Apollo 11’s Journey to the Moon

Explore the history of Apollo 11 and learn about Apollo 16 astronaut, Charles Duke and other notable South Carolinians who contributed to the Apollo program.

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Remembering Bob Ariail

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Astronomy | Comments Off on Remembering Bob Ariail

The State Museum will forever honor the life and legacy of Robert B. Ariail, one of its most generous benefactors.

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How to See the Super Blue Blood Moon from Columbia

Posted by on Jan 29, 2018 in Astronomy | Comments Off on How to See the Super Blue Blood Moon from Columbia

Boeing Observatory manager Matthew Whitehouse is here with a few tips on viewing this week’s Super Blue Blood Moon from Columbia, South Carolina.

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Make Sure Your Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses Are Safe!

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Astronomy, Education, Solar Eclipse 2017 | Comments Off on Make Sure Your Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses Are Safe!

Wondering if your Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses are safe? State Museum Observatory Manager, Matthew Whitehouse, has some tips to help you out.

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Experience Shadows From Space in the Planetarium Before the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Astronomy, Planetarium, Solar Eclipse 2017 | Comments Off on Experience Shadows From Space in the Planetarium Before the 2017 Solar Eclipse

See the new full dome planetarium experience, Shadows From Space, at the South Carolina State Museum and learn more about the the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.

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