Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

The Morehead Planetarium was the first built in the South and is located on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Todd Boyette,… read more

The Morehead Planetarium was the first built in the South and is located on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Todd Boyette, director of the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, explained how NASA used the facility to train over 60 astronauts for space missions.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, from October 24-30, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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467723-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2020 | 3:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2020 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 18, 2020 | 3:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 18, 2020 | 10:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2020 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2020 | 4:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2020 | 2:34am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2020 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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