Online Ticket Booking System for Kalpana Chawla Memorial
prestigious Kalpana Chawla Memorial Planetarium has been constructed
at Kurukshetra with the joint collaboration of Haryana State
Council for Science & Techonlogy (Deptt. of Science &
Technology) and National Council of Science Museums (NCSM),
Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India in the memory of Lt. Astronaunt
Ms. Kalpana Chawla at Kurukshera near Jyotisar. The planetarium
has been built at a cost of Rs. 6.50 Crores which was shared
equally between Govt. of India & Govt. of Haryana on 5
acres if land provided by the State Govt. The Planetarium
has a 12 metre dome with a seating capacity of 120 persons.
The equipment installed in the planetarium is latest and has
been imported from USA.
Planetarium, named after the brave daughter of Haryana, has
been developed for imparting non-formal education in Astronomy
among the masses. The excellent programmes and the supporting
exhibits placed inside and outdoor will help the people at
large and students in particular in learning this frontier
area of Science and satisfy thier curious minds wiht a whole
range of information about the universe.
staff recruited for the planetarium has been adequately trained.
Two programmes titled "Oasis in the space" and "Astronaut"
are available both in English & Hindi to be shown to the visitors.
Planetarium was inaugurated by Sh. Bhupinder Singh Hooda,
Hon'ble Chief Minister, Haryana on 24/07/07 in the presence
of Sh.Chander Mohan, Hon'ble Dy. CM, Haryana