All 2013 Events
December 5, 2013, 5pm - 8pm MST (Jackson, Wyoming)
Gallery Opening: “Celestial Expressionism” by Ed Belbruno
Artist, scientist, and Planetary Society member Ed Belbruno, who recently participated in the TEDx Disrupt event, is returning to Jackson Hole for an art show at Intencions Gallery.
November 18, 2013, 9:30AM Pacific Time (Pasadena, California)
Planetary Radio Live Celebrates the Launch of MAVEN for Mars
Join us in Pasadena or online as Planetary Radio provides live coverage of this exciting mission to the red planet.
November 17, 2013, 12:00 noon MST (Tucson, Arizona)
Emily Lakdawalla Keynote Speech at Arizona Science and Technology Expo
Emily will present her popular "Golden Age of Planetary Exploration" speech on the wondrous work of robotic explorers across the solar system.
November 16, 2013, 1:45 p.m. MST (Tucson, Arizona)
Emily Lakdawalla on Arizona Science and Technology Expo Science Panel
Panel discussion featuring Emily Lakdawalla, Phil Plait, Geoff Notkin, Amy Shira Teitel, Lauren Worley, Michael Belfiore, Carin Bondar, and Stephen Ramsden.
A panel of leading experts will meet in Washington, D.C. to discuss the future of space exploration at this critical time for the U.S. and the world. Moderated by Planetary Society President Jim Bell.
The Planetary Society's Casey Dreier is a featured guest at Oxnard College's Carl Sagan Day event. Join us for additional guests, free drinks and snacks, and a screening of the movie, Contact.
This live event will feature highlights of ESA’s 10 years of exploring Mars, recent scientific results, and plans for the closest-ever flyby of Phobos later this year. The event will feature ESA’s Olivier Witasse, Project Scientist for Mars Express, and Michel Denis, Spacecraft Operations Manager, together with Emily Lakdawalla, of the Planetary Society.
September 28, 2013, 7pm (Toronto, Canada)
Planetary Society President Jim Bell at the Toronto Science Festival: Using Rovers to Search for Evidence of Life on the Red Planet
In the past decade, NASA has successfully landed three rovers on Mars–Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity–in some of the most ambitious missions of robotic exploration ever attempted. Jim Bell of ASU and the President of The Planetary Society, is one of the leading scientist in charge of the colour camera systems on these rovers. In this presentation, Bell will share his favorite images and stories from “inside” mission operations, describe the major scientific findings made by the trio of Mars explorers, and discuss plans for future exploration of the Red Planet. SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR SOCIETY MEMBERS.
Planetary Society Senior Editor Emily Lakdawalla will present the keynote address at the Cincinnati Observatory's Telescope Festival. She'll share tales and images from current robotic missions across the solar system.
September 12, 2013, 20.00 - 21.30 BST (London, United Kingdom)
[Sold Out] A Night on Mars at the National Maritime Museum
Join us at the Visions of the Universe exhibition for an intimate, after-hours discussion on the past, present and future of Mars exploration featuring Mars scientists on NASA's Curiosity and Opportunity missions. Special discount available for Society members.
Our LightSail test mission was successfully completed and our Kickstarter campaign ended June 26th, raising $1.24 million dollars for LightSail's 2016 solar sailing mission! Miss the Kickstarter campaign, but still want to donate? You can!