Waukesha County



IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System


Join scientists who are investigating teh boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy. Follow the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) and get an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar System's boundary. Narraged by two inquisitive teenagers, audiences will hear from the scientists and engineers that developed the IBEX mission and created the spacecraft, and get the latest updates on the mission's discoveries. Resource guide available.


Duration: 60 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center


Grade 9-12 program listing