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April 1 - May 9, 2004

SPACE: A Journey to Our Future Exhibit
One of the largest touring space exhibits ever developed, SPACE immerses the visitor in past discoveries and explorations. It introduces visitors to today's explorers who are shaping our destiny in the universe. The sights and sounds of space exploration envelop the visitor through live performances, easy-to-use interactives, state-of-the-art projection and audio technology that brings this epic story to life. Highlights include opportunities to ride a lunar module simulator to a surface facsimile of the moon and a visit to a simulated scientific base camp on Mars. This first-of-its-kind educational exhibit is geared toward young people ages nine to 17. For more information see the SPACE exhibit website.

November 22, 2003 - May 9, 2004, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA
Contact: Space Exhibit at the Pacific Science Center website or Pacific Science Center website

April 3, 2004

Space Lecture Series
Dr. Paul Hodge, author of Higher than Everest, will give a lecture on Saturday, April 3, 2004, 2:00 p.m. at University of Washington.

April 3, 2004, Adobe Laser Dome, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Pacific Science Center website

April 8, 2004

Space Lecture Series
Astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez and Philosopher Jay Richards will discuss
themes from their new book, The Privileged Planet . In particular, they
will discuss the many ways in which Earth is ideally suited, not only
for complex life, but also for observing the universe around us.

Thursday, April 8, 2004, 7:00 p.m., Eames IMAX Theater, Seattle, WA
Contact: Pacific Science Center website

April 17, 2004

13th Annual Women in Science and Engineering Conference: Embracing our past and seizing the future
Join UW Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) for exciting workshops, discussions, and speakers all aimed at creating, promoting, and exploring opportunities for women in higher education and professional science and engineering careers. Parking and lunch are provided with registration. If you have questions or need more information, please contact WISE at or (206)543-4810.

Saturday, April 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m., South Campus Center
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: WISE website

April 18, 2004

5th Annual Astronomy Open House
You are cordially invited to the open house at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy on Sunday, April 18, 2004, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and free parking. Featured activities will include: Amateur Telescope Clinic, how to purchase, assemble, and use your telescope; Remote Observing Live from Mauna Kea with the NASA Infrared Telescope; Sunspot Viewing; Fun with Physics; interactive activities ; Starlab Portable Planetarium Shows for the keiki; Ask an Astronomer; Lab Tours/Demonstrations; Hands-on Activities bottle rockets, comet making ; Presentations/Lectures for all ages.

Sunday, April 18, 2004, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Manoa, HI
Contact: website

April 30 & May 1, 2004

Engineering Open House 2004
The UW Engineering Open House is an exciting event that offers a hands-on look at the latest research in engineering and science. This event offers a variety of interactive, high-tech, and educational exhibits staffed by engineering professors, students, and professionals.FREE ADMISSION! It opens for students of all ages from grades K-12, prospective high school & college transfer students, teachers, and all others that are interested in learning more about engineering and the College of Engineering. Space Grant, Space Science Network Northwest and the Education Resource Center will have an exhibit as well.

Friday, April 30 : 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, May 1, 2004 : 10:00am - 2:00pm
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Contact: Phone: (206)685-1785 or website

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