Courtesy Steve Yingling, Western Nevada College
Mike Thomas plans to talk about soldiers of fortune and the International Space Station during his April presentations at Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College.
On Friday, April 12, Thomas will provide attendees with “Mercenary,” the story of soldiers of fortune, past and present.
The following evening on Saturday, April 13, Thomas is scheduled to talk about “Space Station,” the history of the International Space Station, which will be accompanied by some outstanding photos.
The free lectures start at 7:30 p.m.; doors to the observatory open at 7 p.m.
On Saturday nights when lectures aren’t scheduled, the observatory is open to the public from sundown to 11 p.m. At this time, the Western Nevada Astronomical Society hosts Star Parties, bringing together people with an interest in astronomy. Newcomers are always welcome.
The observatory is located at 2699 Van Patten Drive in Carson City.