The following general programs are available at the Space Center:

Commemoration -There is a commemoration to honor Ellison S. Onizuka at the Space Center on the anniversary of the Challenger disaster on January 28, 1986. Local and occasionally national dignataries will participate on this special occasion.

School Groups -Generally, school excursions to the Onizuka Space Center include a short lecture about Ellison's background, hands-on science experiences and a selection of science videos. Arrangements should be made by the school/teachers as far in advance (preferrably 6 months or more) as possible to avoid last minute conflicts. For more information, click on the School Groups link above.

Astronaut Visits -Occassionally the Space Center hosts a special visit with one or more Astronauts. There is usually a brief program put on by the Astronaut with a lot of time set aside for one-on-one interchange along with photo & autograph opportunities.

Teacher Workshops - These workshops are scheduled on an as-needed basis to provide experiences for Hawaii's teachers.

Anniversary - Each year the Anniversary of the opening of the Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Space Center is celebrated on a weekend close to July 19th. This usually includes free admission to the center for the weekend with special program speakers, etc.

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