Everything you need to know about the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Feb02

Everything you need to know about the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Challenger disaster, we decided to do an issue all about the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, the museum that bears the name of Concord High School teacher Christa McAuliffe, who tragically perished in the explosion. We figured we’d go down there and see what was going on and what they had to offer. But it occurred to us that maybe some of you don’t know about the Discovery Center at all....

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Look at what we found walking around the Discovery Center
Feb02

Look at what we found walking around the Discovery Center

We’re all about learning new things and taking a trip to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center last week sure did help us expand our knowledge. The place is filled with all kinds of cool stuff involving space, the study of the universe and things we just found quirky. And of course we took pictures to document our travels so we could share it with all of you.

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The CountDown Cafe is serving up food that’s out of this world
Feb02

The CountDown Cafe is serving up food that’s out of this world

If you haven’t stopped into the McAuliffe-Shepard Discover Center since the latter stages of 2014, you’ve missed out on a lot of cool things related to space stuff. And you also probably didn’t know the little cafe on the left as you walk in the door has gone through quite a transition. Back in September 2014, the former operator of the cafe ended its contract after opening a new restaurant in Manchester. So for about the next 10...

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Want to connect with people all over the world? Try using a ham radio
Feb02

Want to connect with people all over the world? Try using a ham radio

Kilo (K) Alpha (A) One (1) Sierra (S) Kilo (K) Yankee (Y) Those words strung together probably don’t mean a whole lot to you, but in the world of ham radio, that’s the call sign of The Sky is Not the Limit Amateur Radio Club at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. It’s their way to connect with the rest of the world – and the way other amateur radio enthusiasts can identify who they’re speaking with. They use the phonetic alphabet...

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Well, there’s wheelchair basketball, films and plenty of talks
Feb02

Well, there’s wheelchair basketball, films and plenty of talks

Tuesday NHTI’s Wings of Knowledge series continues with UNH Professor Harvard Sitkoff, who will be presenting “The Martin Luther King Few Remember or Know.” Sitkoff kinda knows what he’s talking about since he did after all write a biography titled, King: Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop. The presentation will be held in the Sweeney Hall Auditorium (S-122) at 6 p.m., and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow his...

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Discovery Center keeps kids entertained for light years on end
Feb02

Discovery Center keeps kids entertained for light years on end

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is no stranger to school field trips – it sees about 10,000 school kids every year – and Chichester Central School just took one there last week. Those kids really love space-type stuff!

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