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65. Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium

March 6, 2011

Located within the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, the Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium is named after the Grand Rapids-born astronaut who lost his life in the 1967 Apollo 1 spacecraft fire.  The Planetarium is complete with computerized Digistar and laser projectors, producing multiple video and still images and incredible special effects, accompanied by high-powered digital sound.

Seasonal sky shows and special themed productions educate young and old alike about the stars above and our place in the universe.

Catch classic rock shows – like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Radiohead– with dazzling digital effects in our Laser Light Shows.  Note:  Music contains mature language.


Museum admission plus $3

Museum Members admitted free with tickets from Museum front desk

Laser Light Shows $7/$5 for Tuesday evening show (Seasonal only, check schedule for upcoming shows)

Museum Members admitted free with tickets from Museum front desk

It’s out of this world and it’s right here in West Michigan. For information on other events in West Michigan visit the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association online at


For More info on the Museum and the Planetarium visit:


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