Kalpana Chawla Memorial Planetarium has been setup at Kurukshetra-Pehowa road (near Jyotisar Tirth) by Haryana State Council
for Science & Technology, Govt. of Haryana in joint collaboration with National Council for Science Museums, Ministry of Culture,
Govt. of India in memory of India's first woman Astronaut Dr. Kalpana Chawla. The planetarium built at a cost of 6.50 crores covers
an area of 5 acres of land. Surrounded by sprawling green fields and lush Astro-park the planetarium is ideal for those who seek
to escape from the din and dust, hustle and bustle of big cities. The planetarium offers a blend of peaceful surroundings and
astronomy shows run using latest technology equipments. In a very short span of time the planetarium has emerged as one of unique
and most favorite tourist spot of the city. The excellent programmes and supporting exhibits placed inside and in the Astro-park help
the students in particular and people at large in learning this frontier area of science and satisfy their curiosities with a
whole range of information about the Space.
The astronomy shows are usually run in Hindi language and special shows both in Hindi and English languages are also conducted on demand for groups.
The planetarium was dedicated to the nation by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Haryana on 24.07.2007.