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El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
Gene Roddenberry Planetarium


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El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)
El Paso Independant School District (EPISD)


Type: School
Opened in 1969

Address: 6531 Boeing Drive - El Paso, TX 79925
Country: USA
Email: johnrp@tenet.edu
Phone: +1 915-881 2497

Website: http://grplanetarium.weebly.com/
Website 2: http://generoddenberryplanetarium.weebly.com/index.html


Team
Rich Calvert (1969-1975)
John Peterson (1975-2009)
Cory Stone (2009-2017)
Tim Holt (2021-2021)







120 seats











Dome of  12.2m




Technical
Digital system Evans_and_Sutherland : Digistar 5
Software: Digistar 5
Video system vp : 1+1 center

Facilities

Operation

History

- March 1969: Spitz A4
- 1982: Spitz 512
- 2001: named Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek)
- 2009: Digistar 3
- 2010: Digistar 4
- 2013: Digistar 5
- August 2019: decided to move the planetarium in old Crosby Elementary School ($1.4 million)
- End 2019: closed
- August 2020: move to old Crosby Elementary School
- 2021: opening in this new location

Last major evolution: 2013: Digistar 5

Comments


Latitude: 31°47'33" N  -  Longitude: 106°23'54" W  -  Altitude: 1198m

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last update: 03/31/2023

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