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.
September 25, 2014 - September 30, 2014, 9:00am UTC-3 (Anapolis, Brazil)
XIX Meeting of the Association of Brazilian Planetariums
The Association of Brazilian Planetariums (ABP) holds an annual meeting aimed at exchanging experience, professional qualification, disclosure and discussion of technical and scientific equipment and improving management of Brazilian planetariums.
October 1, 2014, 7:30pm EDT (Toronto, )
We See Thee Rise: The Canadian Space Program Today and Tomorrow with Bill Nye
Think the Canadarm and Chris Hadfield are the entire Canadian space program? Think again! Join Bill Nye in Toronto on the evening of October 1st to explore Canada’s exciting contributions to the exploration of our solar system and beyond.
October 30, 2014, 7.15pm BST (Bucknell, United Kingdom)
Odyssey Dramatic Presnetation TO SEE THE BEGINNING OF TIME
Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound hosted by the Offa's Dyke Astronomical Society. The presentation traces the history of the Hubble Space telescope and using music, stunning images and video takes the audience through a voyage to the beginning of time.
November 10, 2014, 7.15pm GMT (Bradford, United Kingdom)
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation BRITANNIA SKY - A BRITISH SPACE ODYSSEY
Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound hosted by Bradford Astronomical Society. This maiden presentation traces the history of Britain in space from the dreamers to the the near future of Skylon.
December 4, 2014, 7.15pm GMT (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation INTO THE COSMIC OCEAN
A Dramatic Presentation hosted by Nottingham Astronomical Society. It has been a long dream for many people to reach the stars. In a Dramatic and philosophical lecture Andrew will look at this apparent need to travel away from the earth and to explore the cosmos.
December 11, 2014, 8pm GMT (Cannock, United Kingdom)
Odyssey Dramatic Presentation AT THE GATES OF VALHALLE
A Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound hosted by Cannock Photographic Society. In a stunningly beautiful presentation the Aurora is described from the legends it has created to the science of today.
A Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound hosted by Bristol Astronomical Society. The history of Mars exploration from the days before the telescope to the very latest probes.
April 1, 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm PDT (Long Beach, California)
Space Tech Expo: Leveraging the Academic-Commercial Partnership for NewSpace
Moderated by Planetary Society President Dr. Jim Bell, this panel will examine what academia can do to give emerging commercial space companies and projects a successful future. This thought-provoking discussion will include faculty members actively engaged in space science and space medical research, astronauts with first-hand experience in ISS and planetary science research, and industry representatives working to create wider and more frequent access to space for researchers and the public. This is a free event, but an RSVP is required.
Love Science? Join us at "Sharing Science" on Saturday, March 29th. Sharing Science is a free interdisciplinary science communications conference bringing together students and professionals interested in the exciting field of science communication. Sharing Science will run from 10am-4pm on Saturday March 29th with a one hour break for a catered lunch.
Join The Planetary Society and our allies in the Space Exploration Alliance and storm the halls of Congress in support of space exploration. Join our blitz and meet members of Congress face-to-face. Lasts two days starting Feb 24th.
Planetary Society volunteers are throwing a party in Toronto on January 25th to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the incredible Opportunity Rover's mission on Mars. Come join us for food, drink, dancing, a massive cardboard-and-duct-tape rover building challenge, and a visit via video chat from our very own Bill Nye! Details and tickets at notdeadyet.ca
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