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Press Releases

Recent Press Releases

Chabot Space & Science Center Marks the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11

To commemorate the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon, Chabot Space & Science Center is hosting a four-day celebration of lunar activities, Wednesday, July 16th through Saturday, July 19th.  More >>

Distinguished Lab Scientist Edward Moses to Present at Chabot Future Friday Series

The popular speaker series Future Fridays continues with Edward Moses, Director of Fusion Science and Applications Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on April 18th at 6pm. Mr. Moses holds patents in laser technology, inertial fusion energy  More >>

April Kicks Off Trifecta of Lunar and Solar Eclipses

On the evening of April 14, a 3.5 hour lunar eclipse is the feature at a special viewing party at Chabot Space & Science Center. Beginning a little before 11pm (PDT) on Monday April 14th, the eclipse will end around 2:33am (PDT), Tuesday, April 15th.  More >>

Supernova 2014J Burns Bright in Messier-82, the "Cigar Galaxy"

M 82, also known as the "Cigar Galaxy," is around 12 million light years away. Supernovae occur when a star explodes emitting a massive amount of energy in a short span of time.  More >>

Chabot Space & Science Center hosts the 6th Annual Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival

Chabot Space & Science Center has partnered with The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) to screen cinematic pieces and host engaging film education workshops specifically for the young and the young at heart.  More >>

Local Teen named 2014

The American Alliance of Museums ("AAM") has selected the first Great American Museum Advocates from nominations submitted by museums across the country.  More >>

The Bay Area International Children's Film Festival Finds New Home at Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center and the Bay Area International Children's Film Festival (BAICFF) have entered a partnership agreement to host the 6th annual film festival at the science center, located in Oakland.  More >>

Chabot Space & Science Center Opens Doors for a Day of Dogs

On Saturday, August 10th, Chabot Space & Science Center invites pet owners and their pooches into the Center for The Dog Days of Summer, a day of pampering, picture taking, and performances.  More >>