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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Strickler Planetarium One University Ave | Bourbonnais, IL 60914 | (815) 939-5070 [email protected]


04/13/24 - 04/13/24 4:30 pm
Head back to school with two kids and a talking astronomy book as they take a tour of the solar system (including a stop at Pluto!) and learn about each of the planets along the way. Why are the worlds of the inner solar system known as "rocky midgets"? What would it be like to fly through the storms of Jupiter or the rings of Saturn? Find out, along with information about what makes each planet unique, in this fully immersive voyage of discovery, suitable for students of all ages. All shows are followed by a live introduction to the Kankakee skies and a ride on a thrilling space coaster! A Spanish-language version of the show is available as well. Suitable Audience: general audiences Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes (can be 40 minutes for private groups if stops at the Sun and Moon are included) Main Themes: solar system



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