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.
March 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017, event is 10am-6pm on 3/24, 9am-3pm on 3/25 (Pasadena, California United States)
Los Angeles County Science Fair
Student displays and competition to go to the State Finals for the science fair. We will be providing information, materials and some hands on activities to the students, educators, parents, and judges.
March 28, 2017, 4pm-6:30pm (Pasadena, California United States)
YWCA Girls Empowerment After School Program
Workshop empowering girls in STEM fields
March 29, 2017 - April 2, 2017, various times (Los Angeles, California United States)
National Science Teacher Association Conference
Annual conference for the National Science Teachers Association
April 1, 2017, 2pm-10pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Monthly Star Party
Come join your Planetary Society volunteers as we host a free, family-friendly star party on the lawn of the Griffith Observatory! During the day, enjoy gazing at the sun through our solar telescopes. Once night approaches, we will be able to see the moon, the planets, and stars of the season. Engage with your fellow space-enthusiasts as we observe what the universe has to offer us! We look forward to seeing you all there!
October 20, 2016, 6:00 - 11:00 pm PST (Pasadena, California United States)
An Evening Exploring the Solar System and Beyond
The public is invited to join over 1,000 space scientists for an evening of science, art, and stargazing, sponsored by The Planetary Society. All events are free and open to the public.
October 14, 2016, 7.30pm BST (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Out of The Darkness: Pluto and the Outer Worlds
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound. The history and exploration of Pluto.
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound tracing the history of space stations and looking at the ISS.
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound, tracing the history of the exploration of the Planet Saturn.
Join the McMaster Space Initiative for a night of space talks with scientists from the McMaster community -- and some sweet treats and coffee.
Join the McMaster Space Initiative for a night of space talks with scientists from your the McMaster community -- and some sweet treats and coffee.
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation tracing the history of comets. Presented by Andrew Lound
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.