Space center hosting moon viewing event

DOWNEY - The public is invited to a celebration of "International Observe the Moon Night" this Saturday at the Columbia Memorial Space Center.International Observe the Moon Night is a public outreach event dedicated to lunar science and exploration. Institutions all over the country will take part to help engage communities in lunar observation campaigns. The event is from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $5 per person, or free for annual members. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the moon through telescopes and win NASA giveaways. For more information, call the space center at (562) 231-1200 or go to

********** Published: October 06, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 25