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Happy 10th anniversary, Otronicon!

More than 300 guests joined Orlando Science Center in celebrating 10 years of Otronicon and Orlando's emerging technology sector. The event, presented by PNC Bank, featured opening remarks by Science Center President & CEO JoAnn Newman; Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer; PNC Bank Senior Vice President Joe Vetter; and Lockheed Martin Vice President Jon Rambeau.

Otronicon v.10 is open to the public Jan. 16 – 19, 2015.

Photo Credit: Roberto Gonzalez


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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell engaged in a video game showdown this afternoon to celebrate 10 years of Otronicon!

They played "Super Smash Bros.," "Dance Central 3" and "Madden 15." It was a rematch from their first faceoff at Otronicon v.1 in 2006.

Photo Credit: RF Photography


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We got messy for the first Member Monday of 2015! Member families exercised their creativity by painting using balloons as paint brushes! Also, Nemours Brightstart! offered free reading readiness screenings for the 3-to-5-year-olds.

Join us on Monday, February 9 for our next Member Monday event!

Not a member yet? Call 407.514.2158 or CLICK HERE to learn about member benefits and to join.


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SkyWatch

Fridays & Saturdays, November 7 - February 28, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Join our astronomers in the Crosby Observatory for a night full of wonder. Enjoy views of the celestial objects while you take in the glittering Orlando skyline. Peer through the powerful, 10-inch lens of the refractor telescope to view the planets like Jupiter, Mars and Venus and deep sky objects such as galaxies, nebulas and more. This activity is weather-permitting.

Crosby Observatory is included in Orlando Science Center general admission price.

rsz crosby observatory 04 - photo credit roberto gonzalez


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Guests had a yabba dabba doo time at the eighth annual Neanderthal Ball!

The most unique gala event this side of the stone age, patrons examined real fossils, chiseled their marks in the live and silent auctions, and witnessed the latest in prehistoric fashion in the third annual Harriett Lake Caveman Couture Contest.

Proceeds from this event benefit youth education programs at Orlando Science Center.

Photo Credit: Michael van Gelder of Gelderland Productions

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Orlando Science Center Earns ACA-Accredited Camp Status

ACA Accreditation is Highest Recognition Bestowed Upon a Camp Operation

ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2014) — The American Camp Association announced today that Orlando Science Center has received ACA-Accredited Camp status for summer 2015. Of approximately 12,000 camps nationwide, only one in five is ACA-accredited, according to the organization.

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JoAnn Newman (President & CEO of Orlando Science Center) and Sara Brady (President & CEO of Sara Brady Public Relations) hosted a private, social gathering for Women of the World on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at the Science Center.

The ladies mixed-and-mingled in Bats: Myths & Mysteries while engaging in live science demos.

Thanks to all the women who attended!


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