The Planetary Society creates and participates in events to bring the excitement of space exploration to public audiences. From our world-wide Planetfests to lectures in small-town libraries to hanging a solar-sail blade in Rockefeller Center in New York, we are constantly finding new ways involve our members in the excitement of space exploration.
May 8-9, 2019, Science Museum Oklahoma will host two days of events with Bill Nye and The Planetary Society including a recording of Planetary Radio Live, fun family activities, and a VIP evening experience with Bill Nye to benefit the museum’s recently launched planetarium campaign.
Join us on May 1 for a discussion about the threat of asteroid impact and what we can do about it. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye will be joined by NASA chief scientist Jim Green and asteroid scientists from the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference. Then, Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan will host a Planetary Radio Live discussion with asteroid experts!
Join The Planetary Society at the Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Central Library on Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 pm for an afternoon of learning and observation. Planetary Radio podcast host Mat Kaplan will join Dr. Bruce Betts in presenting fun and interesting content from his new book, Astronomy for Kids.
March 3rd - 4th, 2019: be the ultimate space advocate. Join fellow members of The Planetary Society as we descend on Capitol Hill to speak for space science and exploration. Bring your passion for space exploration. We'll train you, schedule your meetings on Capitol Hill, and make you an effective advocate. It's fun. It's effective. It makes a difference.
NASA/JPL Ambassador John Conrad will give us his presentation on the Cassini-Huygens mission to the Saturn system. We'll learn what scientists have gleaned from the data about this beautiful gas giant and its moons.