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Event ID:  2881
Contact Name:  Andrea Cvitan
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Contact Phone:  0038551455700
Organization:  Astronomical Centre Rijeka
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Dates:  4th October 2011 to 7th October 2011
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Type:  Public
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Country:  Croatia
State/Province:  Croatia/Kvarner County
City:  Rijeka
Location:  Astronomical Centre Rijeka
Event Name:  World Space Week at Astronomical Centre Rijeka
Event Description:  Astronomical centre Rijeka will hold events and special evening programs during October 4-7 and join&promote the World Space Week. For wide public there will be presented the new extraordinary planetarium live show "From Earth to Space" (4-6 October at 9 pm.), dadicated to the astronautics from the earliest days and the developments of rockets and other technologies that enabled humans to begin to explore the solar system and the rest of the universe. Public presentations "New Space Travelers" (4-7 October, 7 pm.) will be open to all curious to find out more about the latest developments on space agencies and nations that are involved in the space exploration and how this influenced the 'model-making world'. In the occasion of the World Space Week 2011 theme "50 Years of Human Spaceflight", on 5th October (6 pm.) will be open the exhibition "Yury Gagarin", dedicated to his historic accomplishment. Permanent exhibition of scale models "Soyuz TM-13" and "Space Shutle Atlantis" will be presented from 4th October. The regular Astronomical centre Rijeka program is held from Tuesday to Saturday (on Saturday 8th October, the Center will be closed for national holiday) at 7.30 pm. with the planetarium film "Touching the Edge of the Universe" and the live show "A Guide to the Night Sky Autumn" (Fridays at 9 pm.). During the morning on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurstday (11 am.) on the program are live planetarium shows for the kindergarten, elementary and high school kids.
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Attendance:  250
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Media Impressions:  500000
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