< Back To All News

Press Archives

Date: 2018-02-28

Newark students experience outer space via pop-up planetarium`

Fifth graders at Newark’s KIPP New Jersey Team Academy traveled to outer space Wednesday thanks to the Newark Museum.

A Skylab, or portable inflatable dome, was erected in the school’s gym to create a planetarium experience. It’s about 20 feet in diameter and about 14 feet high. It seats approximately 25 students and takes about 30 minutes to set-up, start to finish.

Read the full story on NJTV's page.