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Astronomy Day at Robinson Nature Center gets kids excited about space
Astronomy Day at Robinson Nature Center gets kids excited about space

The solar system circled on the park's trails outside the Robinson Nature Center on Saturday, with planets depicted on cards set along the paths. Inside, numerous activity stations and a variety of speakers gathered together to celebrate International Astronomy Day. This is the first year the center has held an event in recognition of International Astronomy Day and Joel Goodman, who helped organize it, was thrilled with the response from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. "It is a good collaboration," Goodman said, of the speakers and educators attending. "Youth get to see, and get...

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