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    We have been given approval for the deployment of an inflatable planetarium system. This means that we can bring the planetarium experience to the Robeson County Partnership for Children in downtown Lumberton.  
    Here is our Summer Schedule: Please note that reservations MUST be made in advance, due to our smaller inflatable venue. No day-of-show seating will occur.
    We are in downtown Lumberton at the Exploration Station, address is 211 E. First St, Lumberton, NC
    Phone 671-6000, x3381 
     mirrors and projector  Inflated planetarium inside Multipurpose room
    Projectors and mirrors, above; and the planetarium dome inflated  
    25 students and 3 adults can be comfortably seated indoors  
    Please note that our schedule is subject to change, as current events in EARTH and space science dictate. We are assigned temporary quarters at Native Angels, 201 E. Livermore Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372; and new temporary phone number 910-671-6000, ext. 3381 .

    We are 6 mi. west, south on hwy 711 from I-95, exit #17

    Director: Ken Brandt
     Secretary: Joy Ivey
    Supervisor: Dr. Robert Locklear
    Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction 
    Ken Brandt's podcast for the International Year of Astronomy: How to find the directions using the Sun and shadows, can be heard here: Ken's pod cast .  Listen to today's podcast Here.

    One of the teacher activities linked is Ken's simple way to demonstrate the Phases of Venus, which Galileo saw 405 years ago. The activity can be found here: Galileo Was Right!

    Weather: here is a link for our own clear sky clock. See whether it'll be clear or cloudy here in SE NC.

    For reservations and other information call (910) 671-6000, extension 3381, or email