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.
December 1, 2014, 7pm - 9pm EST (Washington, D.C.)
Space Café on Astrobiology with Kevin Hand and David Grinspoon
Grab a drink and talk space with planetary scientists Kevin Hand and David Grinspoon, experts in astrobiology around the solar system.
December 2, 2014, 2:00pm (Washington, D.C.)
Past Life? Present Life? The Future of Solar System Exploration
The Planetary Society, the world’s largest space interest group, and its CEO Bill Nye The Science Guy will host expert scientists to explore about the astrobiological significance of exploring Mars and Europa in the United States Senate on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.
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.
February 22, 2015 - February 24, 2015 (Washington, D.C.)
Space Exploration Alliance Legislative Blitz
Come join space advocates from around the country to let Congress know that there is strong constituent support for an ambitious space program. We're working with a coalition of pro-space organizations to get people out on Capitol Hill to promote space exploration, in person.
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.
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
Join us or watch the live Rover Party webcast with Mars Exploration Rover and Mars Science Laboratory leaders celebrating 10 years of Opportunity exploring the Red Planet.
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