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.
Children from an orphanage will see a star show and will be taught names of the planets in the solar system
December 5, 2013, 5pm - 8pm MST (Jackson, Wyoming)
Gallery Opening: “Celestial Expressionism” by Ed Belbruno
Artist, scientist, and Planetary Society member Ed Belbruno, who recently participated in the TEDx Disrupt event, is returning to Jackson Hole for an art show at Intencions Gallery.
November 18, 2013, 9:30AM Pacific Time (Pasadena, California)
Planetary Radio Live Celebrates the Launch of MAVEN for Mars
Join us in Pasadena or online as Planetary Radio provides live coverage of this exciting mission to the red planet.
November 17, 2013, 12:00 noon MST (Tucson, Arizona)
Emily Lakdawalla Keynote Speech at Arizona Science and Technology Expo
Emily will present her popular "Golden Age of Planetary Exploration" speech on the wondrous work of robotic explorers across the solar system.
November 16, 2013, 1:45 p.m. MST (Tucson, Arizona)
Emily Lakdawalla on Arizona Science and Technology Expo Science Panel
Panel discussion featuring Emily Lakdawalla, Phil Plait, Geoff Notkin, Amy Shira Teitel, Lauren Worley, Michael Belfiore, Carin Bondar, and Stephen Ramsden.
A panel of leading experts will meet in Washington, D.C. to discuss the future of space exploration at this critical time for the U.S. and the world. Moderated by Planetary Society President Jim Bell.
The Planetary Society's Casey Dreier is a featured guest at Oxnard College's Carl Sagan Day event. Join us for additional guests, free drinks and snacks, and a screening of the movie, Contact.
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