Events


Event: Total Solar Eclipse at Houck Field

Date: Monday, 8-21-2017 at 11:00 AM to Monday, 8-21-2017 at 2:00 PM

Location: Houck Field, 920 Broadway

Cost: Free

Contact: Website

Description:

Activities are designed for the more than 4,000 K-12 school children and university students attending the event. This event is free and open to the public.

Houck Field Activities

11:15am

Doors Open

Solar Eclipse Safety Glasses Distribution in Houck Field House

11:30am

Telescope Viewing in the End Zone

11:52am

Solar Eclipse begins (return to Houck Field)

11:54am

Atmospheric Balloon Inflation
supported by Kaci Heins, Space Center Houston - Manned Space Flight Education Foundation

Noon

Balloon Launch Countdown/Release
KFVS12 livestream from Houck Field

12:10pm

Solar Eclipse related entertainment and activities

1:00pm

Welcome from President Carlos Vargas

1:20:21pm

Solar Eclipse Totality

1:30-2pm

Visiting schools return to buses



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