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Mars 1001 Planetarium Show

26 Oct
When: Saturday October 26th, 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Where: Science Building, Planetarium

Address: 1700 College Crescent Virginia Beach, VA 23453


An international crew of astronauts is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Reporter Miles O'Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their 1001 day long mission. We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat ever and loaded with scientific experiments. The explorers will be extending our knowledge of Mars and will be learning whether or not mankind has a future among the stars. Experience the thrill of the grandest mission of exploration ever undertaken!

The show is free and open to the public. A review of the night sky will also be included along with the all-dome show. Reservations are required! There will be, however, a very limited number of standby tickets available at the planetarium on evening of the show. You must arrive at least 15 minutes early to guarantee your reservation.

Reservations will be begin on October 17, 2019. To reserve a seat for this show, please call the TCC Information Center at 822-1122 or click on the following reservation link:…

Park in the lot closest to the Advanced Technology Center (Bldg H). Food, drink and chewing gum are not allowed in the planetarium. No one will be admitted late, and if you leave during a show, you cannot be readmitted. Age limits: 4 years of age and older.

Additional questions can be directed to David Wright by e-mail ( or phone (757-822-7307).

This event is open to the public.