What is the meaning of Cosmosphere?

What is the meaning of Cosmosphere?

Definition of cosmosphere 1 : the material universe. 2 : an apparatus for showing the position of the earth at any given time with respect to the fixed stars that consists of a hollow glass globe on which are depicted the stars and constellations and within which is a terrestrial globe.

Who made the Cosmosphere?

artist Paul van Hoeydonck
Ownership: Cosmosphere Belgian artist Paul van Hoeydonck created this statuette to commemorate the 14 known astronauts and cosmonauts who had died in the pursuit of space exploration by 1971.

Why is the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson Kansas?

This farm-state space destination also has the second largest collection of U.S. space artifacts outside the Smithsonian. Cosmosphere is in Hutchison because from the late 1970s to the early 1990s the Smithsonian and the Soviets jettisoned a lot of their space artifacts, and Hutchinson said, “We’ll take them!”

Who owns the Cosmosphere?

Jim Remar

Main entrance (2003)
Location within Kansas Show map of Kansas Show map of the United States Show all
Collection size 15,000
Visitors 150,000 / year
CEO Jim Remar

How do you spell Cosmosphere?

Definitions for cosmosphere. cos·mo·spher·e.

When did the Cosmosphere open?

1962Cosmosphere / Opened

What space shuttle is at the Cosmosphere?

the Space Shuttle Endeavour
FUN FACT: The Cosmosphere has a full scale replica of the Space Shuttle Endeavour in our Grand Lobby! This incredible shot shows Endeavour as it passed through clouds during liftoff.

How big is the Hutchinson Zoo?

The Hutchinson Zoo is a small 9-acre (3.6 ha) zoo located in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States….Hutchinson Zoo.

Date opened 1986
Land area 9 acres (3.6 ha)
No. of animals 160
Memberships AZA
Website hutchinsonzoo.org

Where is Apollo 13 capsule today?

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
The Apollo 13 Command Module “Odyssey” is now at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson, Kansas. It was originally on display at the Musee de l’Air, Paris, France.

What animals are at the Hutchinson Zoo?

The zoo focuses primarily on animals native to Kansas and the United States, but also has exotic species.

  • Bison.
  • Black Footed Ferrets.
  • Prairie Dogs.
  • Tamarin Monkeys.
  • Animals and Man.
  • Aquarium.
  • Prairie Thunder Railroad.
  • Boo at the Zoo.