Portable planetarium will offer ‘out of this world’ experiences


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A portable planetarium that can be set up in 45 minutes and accommodate 20 adults or 30 children will soon begin road shows to area schools and community events.

    The University of Louisville today unveiled the Owsley Brown II Portable Planetarium at a news conference. When inflated, the dome is 13 feet high and has an internal screen that measures 21 feet across.

    Cindy Hess
    Cindy Hess has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and investor relations, including more than a decade at UofL. She is "sort of" retired but happy to come back to the Office of Communications and Marketing to help with special projects and assignments.