Events at Scobee

THE SCOBEE EDUCATION CENTER & PLANETARIUM Friday Night Public Show Programs cancelled until further notice.

The Scobee Education Center will not be providing programs at this time; however, we will maintain our web sites, Facebook and other social media connections for fluid updates as we work from virtual office spaces.

The Alamo Colleges District is conducting classes remotely due to the coronavirus situation. This includes the main campus of San Antonio College and its satellite locations and offices. For registration and other information, visit the SAC website at .

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Mark your calendars for the following dates:

  • Astronomy on Tap Event - Mark your calendars! September 23, 2020 at 7pm, Scobee Education Center Partners with Astronomy on Tap. Dr. Vincent Hue discussing "The exploration of Jupiter". Dr. Vincent Hue is a planetary scientist working at Southwest Research Institute (San Antonio), and specialized in the study of the giant planet atmospheres and their system of moons. Vincent earned his Master and PhD in astrophysics from Université de Bordeaux (France). He is part of NASA’s Juno mission, currently orbiting Jupiter. With Juno, he works mostly with the UV instrument, built in San Antonio and designed to study Jupiter’s powerful auroras. He is active in public outreach, through interventions in schools, as a co-host of Astronomy on Tap SATX, and is currently serving in NASA’s Solar System Ambassador program.

    Join scientists, educators, writers, artists and more reveal how they explore the universe from the comfort of your home. Learn about the wonders of our universe, and cheer to the universe!!

    Register Today!



  • International Observation of the Moon:
    • Mark your calendars for September 26, 2020 at 7:00pm
      Guest Speakers:
      Lizeth Magaña: She is part of NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission and a PhD candidate at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She earned her B.S. in physics from Emporia State University and her M.S. in physics from the University of Texas at San Antonio. As part of the LRO team, Lizeth analyzes ultraviolet images of the Moon in search of signatures of water ice at the Moon’s south pole.
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      Dr. Don Hooper: He is an accomplished researcher in geology with expertise in geomorphology, volcanology, and planetary geology. He serves as an adjunct teacher in the Alamo Community Colleges District and at St. Mary's University (San Antonio, Texas), as well as an adviser for the LCATS (Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites) program for science investigations and technology development for Space STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning performance.
      Register today!…/register/WN_47iWa3ZWSlyOSS7cS4iHEQ


  • Month of September - FREE Virtual Planetarium Showing: Secret Lives of Stars GET TICKETS
    • Not all stars are created equal. Some are massive. Others are tiny; almost insignificant. The specific characteristics of a star will determine what type of life it will lead, how long it might live and even the type of death it will die. We will witness the amazing variety of stars and peer into their secret lives. Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart of TV's Star Trek: The Next Generation. Duration: 29 minutes. This movie is aimed towards the general public (5th grade & up).
  • Weekly Sky Tonights - Let's Fly into Space together!!! Join us on YOUTUBE as Scobee's very own Astronomer tells us exciting and interesting space facts our own night skies and beyond! 

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