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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.

Upcoming Events

April 27, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pasadena, California United States)
Book signing: Astronomy for Kids with Dr. Bruce Betts

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.

May 1, 2019, 6:00 p.m. (College Park, Maryland United States)
Bill Nye and Friends vs. the Asteroids

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!

 

Past Events

January 2, 2016, 11:00am EST (Toronto, Non-USCanada)
The Planetary Society "Escapes To Planet ROM"

Saturday January 2nd,The Planetary Society is invited to "Escape To Planet ROM”. The day includes group walk throughs, loads of hands on learning and an exclusive special presentation from the ROM’s Managing Director.

December 19, 2015, 2:00pm to 9:45pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Star Party

Planetary Society Volunteers will set up a display table, hand out free science materials and bring telescopes for the public to use and enjoy celestial views of the universe like our Sun, Moon, Planets, bright stars, comets, planetary nebulas and globular clusters.

December 8, 2015, 5:00pm to 8:00pm (Pasadena, California United States)
Monthly Volunteer Meeting

Join us for our regular monthly meeting at the Planetary Society Headquarters in Pasadena, where we will be planning out our volunteer schedule for the month and discussing our upcoming events. We will have food available and look forward to seeing you and meeting new volunteers.

December 1, 2015 - December 1, 2015, 7.30pm GMT (Seend, Near Melksham , United Kingdom)
Presentation NEPTUNE A CALCULATED GUESS

Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the exploration of Neptune. Accompanied by images and music.

November 26, 2015 - November 26, 2015, 8pm GMT (Stourport On Severn, United Kingdom)
Presentation TO SEE THE BEGINNING OF TIME

Andrew Lound Presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the Hubble Space telescope, with stunning images, music and video.

November 21, 2015, 2:00pm to 9:45pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Star Party

Planetary Society Volunteers will set up a display table, hand out free science materials and bring telescopes for the public to use and enjoy celestial views of the universe like our Sun, Moon, Planets, bright stars, comets, planetary nebulas and globular clusters.

November 14, 2015 - November 14, 2015, 8pm GMT (Cheltenham, United Kingdom)
Presentation A FIRE IN THE SKY

Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about Asteroid impacts featuring the famous Tunguska incident of 1908. Illustrated with images and video and accompanied by museic.

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