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NASA approves King’s Academy’s campus as an official total eclipse viewing site for the public!
- July 21, 2017
- Posted by: Jerry Atchley
- Category: Football
We are excited to announce that The King’s Academy (TKA) campus has been endorsed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the only Official NASA Event Site in the local East Tennessee area still open to the general public.
“TKA’s Glimpse at the Eclipse” viewing celebration occurs on Monday, August 21, 2017, from noon to 3:00 pm. The event is located on the school’s campus at 202 Smothers Road in Seymour, an approximately 15 minute drive from downtown Knoxville. Solar eclipse darkness totality at this location is 99.8 percent at maximum, occurring at 2:34 pm.
Activities are free of charge to all attendees. Official viewing safety glasses will be supplied to the first 1,000 arrivers. Hands-on educational activities, fun craft assembly booths, safe-viewing projector construction, live music, and a focal program will all occur leading up to the actual eclipse occurrence. Space-themed snacks, beverages, and souvenirs will also be for sale throughout the event.