Community Network

Voyage Opening Day on the National Mall, Washington, DC, October 17, 2001. Dr. Tim Livengood leads a tour for a class from the District of Columbia Public Schools. Photo-credit: ©Smithsonian Institution, Jeff Tinsley

 

Last update of this page: March 15, 2021, 12:21 pm ET

The map below, provides the current locations of the Voyage Communities, each with an installed Voyage exhibition, or an exhibition in fabrication. The map also provides the locations of those Emerging Sites that have submitted or are working on their formal Implementation Plans. Explore Voyage in these communities using the links below the map.


You can also view the network of Voyage Communities on a larger map.


ORIGINAL VOYAGE (MARK I) COMMUNITIES – 2001-2009

Main Exhibition – Voyage on the National Mall (Original Mark I Exhibition)
Voyage in Washington, DC – the National Mall

Voyage Communities: Mark I Exhibition (installed and operational)
1. Kansas City, MO (along Baltimore Avenue)
2. Corpus Christi, TX (along seawall, Corpus Christi Bay)
3. Houston, TX (Space Center Houston)

 

VOYAGE NEXT GENERATION (MARK II) COMMUNITIES – 2021 to present

On January 13, 2021, the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education re-launched the Voyage National Program with the announcement of a next generation exhibition – the Voyage Mark II. The communities exploring and installing the new exhibition are the Voyage Next Generation Communities.

These communities fall into the three categories listed below, and each community has a dedicated webpage on this site.

Voyage Communities – Mark II Exhibition  (installed and operational)
none at the current time

Voyage Communities in Progress – Mark II Exhibition (in fabrication)
1. Boulder, CO (lead: University of Colorado Boulder, in fabrication)
2. Palo Alto, CA (lead: Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, in fabrication)

Voyage Emerging Sites – Mark II Exhibition (submitting Implementation Plan)
1. Jonesboro, AR (Lead: Arkansas State University)
2. Ocala, FL (lead: College of Central Florida)
3. Sarasota, FL (leads: Sarasota County Schools / SANCA @ Nathan Benderson Park)
4. Chalmette, LA (lead: Nunez Community College)
5. Lake Charles, LA (lead: Region 5 STEM Center, Calcasieu Parish School Board)
6. Traverse City, MI (lead: Northwestern Michigan College)
7. Dover, NH (lead: City of Dover)
8. Roswell, NM (lead: New Mexico Military Institute)
9. Troy, NY (lead: Hudson Valley Community College)
10. Youngstown, OH (lead: OHWOW! The Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology)
11. Broken Arrow, OK (lead: Broken Arrow Public Schools)
12. Columbia, SC (lead: Richland County School District One)
13. Watertown, SD (lead: Lake Area Technical College)
14. Memphis, TN, (lead: Department of Physics and Materials Science at The University of Memphis)
15. Brownsville, TX (lead: South Texas Astronomical Society)
16. Spokane, WA (lead: Spokane Falls Community College)

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