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!
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation highlighting the astronomical activities of the Lunar Society in the 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance £2
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation looking at the third planet from sun - Earth. Entrance £3
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation charting the work of the Hubble Space Telescope. Entrance £2
Spend the evening with fellow space fans for star- and planet-gazing alongside Celestron and Society experts and leaders, a display and silent auction of space-themed art, live music, children's activities, giveaways, and, of course, the main event: the full moon!
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation exploring the history of the planet Uranus.
The Canadian Space Agency is hiring astronauts! Are you ready to apply? Geoff Steeves, a finalist in Canada's last recruitment campaign, will present and answer your questions on the challenges and phases of the application process. He'll also share some tips for navigating your way towards a dream job in outer space. Whether you're applying now, or want to start preparing for your next shot, come out and learn more about Canada's 2016/17 Astronaut Recruitment Campaign.
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.