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Tibet Planetarium, which could open in two years’ time, hopes to welcome over 100,000 guests annually


The Adler Planetarium in Chicago is one of a number of informal education institutions to receive NASA funding to serve students from communities underrepresented in STEM fields


The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science is set to reopen on May 23 following an extensive renovation


The new attraction will feature a planetarium dome and exhibition spaces and will open in June


Award-winning visual effects studio Moonraker is eyeing the planetarium market with the launch of its latest product - a full-dome experience that shows guests what it would be like to live and work on the moon


With so many big things coming in the year ahead, we’ve rounded up all the key events taking place this year. Welcome to your attractions calendar for 2022.


NASA has selected a group of projects from across the US to receive a share of US$520,000 in funding as Education Community Anchors


Tis the season to be jolly AND to give gifts, so why not give a special gift to a special someone from your favourite attraction? We took a look at some of our favourite stocking fillers from the world’s biggest attractions


Past meets future in this Rockwell-designed exhibition, which features 150 installations and artworks, including a guest appearance from Marvel Studios


Alice in Wonderland has reached the grand old age of 70 and as a result the Disney Imagination Campus has taken a look at the science behind its historic Mad Tea Party attraction


Former Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Bros creative David Woody has set his sights on a new venture after being named vice president and chief creative officer for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry


Sir Ian Blatchford says that oil sponsorship for exhibitions on climate change achieve ‘public good’ while also explaining the Science Museum Group’s justification for accepting such funding


The long-awaited Shanghai Astronomy Museum is set to open its doors to the public on July 18


The contents of Professor Stephen Hawking’s office – including his personal reference library, wheelchairs, communications equipment, medals, memorabilia and even the office furniture – is set to join the Science Museum Group’s collection


Targeting students in Chicago’s underserved neighbourhoods, photojournalist Tonika Johnson and architect Taylor State have discussed creativity and collaboration as part of MSI’s Black Creativity programme


A 4D dome experience at the National Center of Meteorology has opened its doors to the public as part of an engagement strategy that helps audiences understand weather data and meteorological research


The National Air and Space Museum’s US$250m transformation continues with one of Star Wars’ X-Wings set to go on display outside the Albert Einstein Planetarium


The Smithsonian Institute has announced the launch of a new initiative aiming to provide US citizens with information about COVID-19 vaccines


The museum has faced criticism from scientists about its partnership with Shell, which is viewed by its opponents as an attempt at ‘greenwashing’ the brand


The proposed attraction will “connect the night sky to life on earth through STEM education and leading-edge experiences”


A year of programming will build to the UN conference on Climate Change in 2021


A new set of Accords aim to protect Infinity and Beyond for future generations


While most of the world is in shutdown, China has managed to keep the ongoing pandemic in check. With the country successfully adapting to its new normal, Alice Davis takes a look at five major projects coming to one of its largest cities - Shanghai.


The NASA Astronaut came live from the International Space Station on December 3 to talk about his experiences


Work on site is underway for Zaha Hadid Architects’ latest China project

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Building commences in Lhasa on world's highest planetarium
Tibet Planetarium, which could open in two years’ time, hopes to welcome over 100,000 guests annually


Chicago’s Adler Planetarium to receive share of US$12.5m in NASA STEM funding
The Adler Planetarium in Chicago is one of a number of informal education institutions to receive NASA funding to serve students from communities underrepresented in STEM fields


Delaware Museum of Nature and Science to reopen as a ‘Tik-Tok-friendly’ attraction following multi-million-dollar renovation
The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science is set to reopen on May 23 following an extensive renovation


Manchester observatory to unveil £21m visitor experience
The new attraction will feature a planetarium dome and exhibition spaces and will open in June


Moonraker steps into full-dome market with launch of ‘Moonbase: The Next Step’
Award-winning visual effects studio Moonraker is eyeing the planetarium market with the launch of its latest product - a full-dome experience that shows guests what it would be like to live and work on the moon


Attractions Calendar: Your diary dates for 2022
With so many big things coming in the year ahead, we’ve rounded up all the key events taking place this year. Welcome to your attractions calendar for 2022.


STEM projects to receive share of NASA funding after being named Education Community Anchors
NASA has selected a group of projects from across the US to receive a share of US$520,000 in funding as Education Community Anchors


Christmas gifts: Thirteen special items you can get direct from your favourite attractions
Tis the season to be jolly AND to give gifts, so why not give a special gift to a special someone from your favourite attraction? We took a look at some of our favourite stocking fillers from the world’s biggest attractions


Celebrating its 175th anniversary, the Smithsonian launches FUTURES festival and exhibition in historic building
Past meets future in this Rockwell-designed exhibition, which features 150 installations and artworks, including a guest appearance from Marvel Studios


Disney Imagination Campus celebrates 70 years of Alice In Wonderland with look at science behind iconic Mad Tea Party attraction
Alice in Wonderland has reached the grand old age of 70 and as a result the Disney Imagination Campus has taken a look at the science behind its historic Mad Tea Party attraction


Chicago Museum of Science and Industry welcomes Universal Creative's David Woody as vice president and chief creative officer
Former Universal, DreamWorks and Warner Bros creative David Woody has set his sights on a new venture after being named vice president and chief creative officer for the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry


Science Museum Group defends oil sponsorship as Extinction Rebellion protest attempts to disrupt operations
Sir Ian Blatchford says that oil sponsorship for exhibitions on climate change achieve ‘public good’ while also explaining the Science Museum Group’s justification for accepting such funding


Shanghai’s highly-anticipated planetarium and astronomy museum set to open later this month
The long-awaited Shanghai Astronomy Museum is set to open its doors to the public on July 18


Stephen Hawking’s entire office set to go on display at London Science Museum
The contents of Professor Stephen Hawking’s office – including his personal reference library, wheelchairs, communications equipment, medals, memorabilia and even the office furniture – is set to join the Science Museum Group’s collection


WATCH: Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry celebrates black creativity with Taylor Staten and Tonika Johnson
Targeting students in Chicago’s underserved neighbourhoods, photojournalist Tonika Johnson and architect Taylor State have discussed creativity and collaboration as part of MSI’s Black Creativity programme


New 4D theatre for UAE as National Center of Meteorology launches Science Dome
A 4D dome experience at the National Center of Meteorology has opened its doors to the public as part of an engagement strategy that helps audiences understand weather data and meteorological research


Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum acquires iconic X-Wing from Lucasfilm
The National Air and Space Museum’s US$250m transformation continues with one of Star Wars’ X-Wings set to go on display outside the Albert Einstein Planetarium


Smithsonian launches ‘Vaccines & Us’ initiative to support vaccine education across the US
The Smithsonian Institute has announced the launch of a new initiative aiming to provide US citizens with information about COVID-19 vaccines


Science Museum Group comes under fire for Shell partnership on new climate exhibit
The museum has faced criticism from scientists about its partnership with Shell, which is viewed by its opponents as an attempt at ‘greenwashing’ the brand


Fundraising campaign launched for US$18m Phoenix science facility and attraction in Arizona
The proposed attraction will “connect the night sky to life on earth through STEM education and leading-edge experiences”


Science Museum Group focusing on sustainability in 2021
A year of programming will build to the UN conference on Climate Change in 2021


Protecting heritage in outer space - NASA wants to preserve the Moon’s historical sites
A new set of Accords aim to protect Infinity and Beyond for future generations


Five major projects to look forward to in Shanghai
While most of the world is in shutdown, China has managed to keep the ongoing pandemic in check. With the country successfully adapting to its new normal, Alice Davis takes a look at five major projects coming to one of its largest cities - Shanghai.


Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum hosts ISS livestream with astronaut Victor Glover
The NASA Astronaut came live from the International Space Station on December 3 to talk about his experiences


Futuristic science museum unveiled for China’s high-tech Shenzhen
Work on site is underway for Zaha Hadid Architects’ latest China project




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