Author Laura Gehl - AND, Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

By Friends of Arlington's David M. Brown Planetarium (other events)

Sunday, November 3 2019 1:00 PM 2:15 PM EDT

In a special event, author Laura Gehl will read from "Always Looking Up" her picture book biography about Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer who overcame obstacles like weak eyesight and teachers who discouraged women from pursuing astronomy to lead the NASA team that built the Hubble Space Telescope.

Afterward, enjoy of the world's most popular planetarium shows, The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket. Embark on an amazing adventure as two children spend a night touring the solar system alongside their ship’s navigator, a talking astronomy book.

Intended Audience: Families & children

Mailing Address

Friends of the Planetarium P.O. Box 7029 Arlington, VA 22207