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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to Unveil Manned Dragon
‘Space Taxi’


With Russia threatening to stop ferrying US astronauts to the International Space Station over Crimea sanctions, and the retirement of the shuttle program NASA needs a new way to get people into space. The private contractor SpaceX has been conducting unmanned supply missions to the ISS for two years now and is unveiling its DragonV2 that will be able to carry american astronauts to the space station and low earth orbit by 2017

 

 

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Open Clear Friday and Saturday Evenings

581-1348


MAYNARD F. JORDAN PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY

Yankee Magazine "Best of New England"

The Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium was named
"Best Bargain in Maine 2011".

Index to these pages ~ Information galore

MISSIONS
Star shows for groups and families. Public show schedules, field trip information, visitor gallery and a complete list of show descriptions.

OBSERVATORY
Telescope viewing schedule and info about the Maynard F. Jordan Observatory. History, current sky tour, schedule, weather, and tools and links.

SPACE ACADEMY
Resources for teachers and students..

GALAXY MAINE
Dedicated to astronomy resources in the state of Maine.

STAR BASE ORONO
Inside looks at the Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, Maine’s very own star base.

SKY NEWS
News of recent events in space and astronomy and up-to-the-minute weather reports.

The Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium opens a window to the Universe, planets, and stars. We bring the cosmos to life in our twenty-foot dome theater.

The Jordan Observatory is Maine’s only public observatory, and is open to sky watchers of all ages. Visit and explore the wonders of the Maine night sky.

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Contact | Star Shows | Public Shows | Field Trips | UMaine | Observatory

Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5781
Phone: (207) 581-1341