The Program of Events
We have endeavored to create an exciting program that looks at the telscope, its history, development and its future.
For a detailed list of the events at NCRAL 2010, view our Schedule of Events.
We have arranged several exciting activities for attendees who can join us on Friday.
Challenger Center for Space Science Education will hold missions for attendees of NCRAL 2010.
At a Challenger Learning Center, students fly simulated space missions. The Learning Centers
offer students the next best thing to actual space flight with a Mission Control room designed
after NASA Johnson Space Center and an orbiting space station.
Voyage to Mars will be held on Friday evening
Micronauts, a special mission for parents and children, will be offered on Saturday during the NCRAL meeting.
Retro-Astronomy will be celebrated in honor of the TCAA's 50 year of amateur astronomy
The ISU Planetarium will hold a special program, Encounter the Night.
Normal Theater will hold a special viewing of a vintage, 1950s sci-fi movie.
An Astrophotography Contest will showcase your beautiful images of the night sky.