News

Mary Pope Osborne Review September 2020

WRAL’s Go Tell Mom September 6, 2020 New Morehead Planetarium picture book explores story of its first technician

ABC 11: Morehead Planetarium publishes first book in decades, showcasing former director who trained NASA astronauts August 2020 New Morehead Planetarium picture book explores story of its first technician

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center Blog August 2020 New Book coming soon!

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center Press Release July 2020 Tony Jenzano, Astronaut Trainer: The Man Who Made the Stars Shine is a children’s book for the ages about the man who brought astronauts to North Carolina

ABC 11: UNC’s Morehead Planetarium trained 11 of the 12 people who have walked on the moon March 2019 New Morehead Planetarium picture book explores story of its first technician

RTP180: Outer Space Live 10-minute talk by Michael G. Neece about astronaut training at Morehead Planetarium from 1960 – 1975  March 2019


Past Speaking Engagements

Camp Gilead: Story Time
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Zoom for the children of Gilead Sciences

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Astronauts at Morehead Planetarium talk
Chapel Hill Public Library
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Astronauts at Morehead Planetarium talk
Southern Pines Public Library
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Southern Pines, North Carolina

First Man Movie Premiere Discussion Panel
Saturday, October 13, 2018, Time: Estimated 2:30 PM
Marbles Museum IMAX, Raleigh, North Carolina

Cape Fear Astronomical Society
Staunton River Star Party
Friday, October 12, 2018, Time: TBD
Staunton River State Park, Virginia

Sunday, May 6, 2018, 7 PM
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC

Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society
Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018, 7 PM
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, Science Stage, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
Panel Discussion with Don S. Hall and James A. Horn
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, State Dining Room, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC