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Upgrades planned at miSci planetarium

Families sit in the soon-to-be renovated planetarium at miSci prior to a show on Sunday.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Families sit in the soon-to-be renovated planetarium at miSci prior to a show on Sunday.
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Remember the slide projector? That relic of the ’60s and ’70s? It turns out Schenectady’s miSci, known for decades as the Schenectady Museum, still uses the anachronistic technology for its planetarium shows. The museum has slides for a trip to the moon and Mars, a visit to Stonehenge and a ride along a space shuttle launch, among others. When the projector malfunctions, there’s no replacing it. “We have to send it out for repairs,” said ...

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