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Health and Safety Update in Partnership with the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership

On behalf of the members of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, we would like to share proactive precautions being implemented regarding COVID-19. Your safety and health are of our highest concern. 

Health and Safety Update at the Fleet Science Center

On behalf of the entire Fleet Science Center team, we would like to share the proactive precautions we’re taking regarding the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). As health and safety is always our top priority, we consistently implement the procedures recommended by the CDC to prevent the spread of colds and the flu throughout the year.

Fleetster Friday: Meet Andrea Decker

It’s time for another Fleetster Friday! This week, we’re highlighting #LaMesa resident, Andrea Decker.

Why do big meals make us sleepy?

Thanksgiving Day is coming up and we are all ready for a yummy feast! But, have you ever wondered if calories give us energy, why do big meals make us sleepy?

Fleetster Friday: Meet Mary O'Brien

It’s Fleetster Friday! Today, we're featuring Client Services Manager Mary O’Brien. This North Park resident is in charge of all things reservations—films, workshops, school groups, she does it all!

Fleetster Friday: Meet Laci Pierce

It’s #FleetsterFriday! This week we’d like you to meet Hillcrest resident, Laci Pierce. As Special Events Coordinator, Laci is in charge of planning and creating fun and elaborate events ranging from birthdays, private IMAX screenings as well as corporate galas and parties. The interactive exhibits at the Fleet provide built-in entertainment and our in-house beverage catering maximizes your budget.

Water Found in the Atmosphere of a Planet

Artist’s impression shows the planet K2-18b. Image Credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser

By Dr. Lisa Will, Resident Astronomer at the Fleet Science Center

Anatomy of a Bath Bomb

By Julie Medina, Fleet Science Center School Programs Manager

Have you ever tried a bath bomb before? They’re these amazing scented spheres of soap and other components that can make for a colorful and aromatic addition to a regular bath. Kids think they are wild fun to add to the bathtub. Some adults see them as a relaxing and luxurious way to pamper yourself after a long day. To us, the most fascinating aspect of a bath bomb is the science!

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