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Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium - Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 42° 57.977 W 085° 40.607
16T E 607912 N 4757919
Quick Description: Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium. Located within the Van Andel Museum Center, Public Museum. The Planetarium is named after the Grand Rapids-born astronaut who lost his life in the 1967 Apollo 1 spacecraft fire.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2012 4:02:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMEVH7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 4

Long Description:
"Located within the Grand Rapids Public Museum, the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is named after the Grand Rapids, born astronaut who lost his life in the 1967 Apollo 1 spacecraft fire. The Planetarium is complete with computerized Digistar and laser projectors, producing multiple video and still images and incredible special effects, accompanied by high-powered digital sound." Source: (visit link)
"Opened on the downtown waterfront in 1994, Van Andel Museum Center houses the main offices, exhibitions, and program facilities of the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Its three-story galleria features impressive views of the downtown skyline, and serves as a unique community gathering space. The complex also includes the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, Meijer Theater, Cook Carousel Pavilion, a cafe, gift shop, and public parking ramp." Source: (visit link)
Planetarium Address:
Grand Rapids Public Museum
272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI USA
MI 49504


Planetarium Website: [Web Link]

Cost:
Museum admission $8 plus $3 Planetaterium fee.


Hours of Operation:
Regular Hours:* Monday CLOSED Tuesday 9-8 Wednesday-Saturday 9-5 Sunday CLOSED through September 2nd


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