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 5, 2015 - October 5, 2015, 7.15pm BST (Bradford, United Kingdom)
Presentation NEPTUNE - A CALCULATED GUESS
Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the exploration of the planet Neptune accompanied by images, music and video.
Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the history of the exploration of the planet Saturn accompanied by stunning images, music and video.
September 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.
September 11, 2015 - September 11, 2015, 7.30pm BST (Ipswich, United Kingdom)
Presentation LUNATICK ASTRONOMY
Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the astronomical activities of James Watt, Matthew Boulton, Joseph Priestly and other members of the 18th century group of thinkers.
September 10, 2015 - September 10, 2015, 7.30pm BST (Worcester, United Kingdom)
Presentation COMETS - SIGNPOSTS IN HISTORY
Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey dramatic Presentation on the history of comets from early portents of doom to the latest space missions. Accompanied by images, music and video.
September 9, 2015, 6:30pm - 9:30pm PDT (Pasadena, California)
MISSIONS: Curiosity and Finding Your Way Across Mars
Join the Planetary Society and Cross Campus as we explore Curiosity and our solar system!
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.
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.